Tag: Neil Skene
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Peter SchorschDecember 21, 2018
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Neil Skene, a child welfare reformer in Florida and Illinois, is moving from trustee of the Pace Center for Girls to becoming its Vice President of Strategy and Policy early next year, the organization said.  Its aim is to keep kids out of the juvenile justice system. “In this newly created role, Skene will lead Pace’s efforts to positively impact the lives […]

Staff ReportsMay 15, 2017
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George Sheldon‘s hometown newspaper now has weighed in on the former Florida politico, putting in newsprint the latest ethics woes of the now-director of Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services. The Tallahassee Democrat’s Monday edition (online version here), with help from the Chicago Tribune’s estimable reporting of the last few weeks, documented Sheldon’s travails as head of […]

Jim RosicaApril 8, 2016
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Longtime Florida journalist and attorney Neil Skene said he has accepted an offer to work for Illinois Children and Family Services Director George Sheldon. Sheldon, a Democrat who unsuccessfully challenged Attorney General Pam Bondi last election, was secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families from 2008-2011. He did not return a call seeking comment. The move […]


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