Webb: DSS won't rescind Wilderness Program license

FILE - INDEX-JOURNAL A bed sits in one of John de la Howe's cabins used for the Wilderness Program.

On Oct. 4, the Department of Social Services officially rescinded John de la Howe's license to serve students in its Wilderness Program.

John de la Howe is a residential agency in McCormick County serving at-risk teens that has drawn heated criticism from legislators for the last few years because of the agency's high per pupil spending.