A law spurred by the beating death of a 13-month-old Milwaukee boy has significantly improved the public accountability of those charged with protecting Wisconsin’s abused and neglected children, according to a state-by-state analysis of child maltreatment disclosure regulations.

Wisconsin’s disclosure practices ranked among the worst in the country in the spring of 2008, when the first report was released by the Children’s Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law and by the child welfare advocacy group First Star.

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