Top Headlines for 4/18

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Education

College and career readiness are the the new goals of K-12 education, and Harvard University is releasing indicators next week to help administrators determine if they are reaching these goals, the Huffington Post reports.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is resuming his education tour and pushing his education reform package, BostonGlobe.com reports.

Child Welfare

In Florida, News4Jax.com reports children fare well in the final budget.

Since the November Penn State scandal involving the former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who was accused of child sexual abuse, lawmakers in more than a dozen states are adding coaches, athletic directors or university officials to the list of “mandated reporters” of suspected child abuse or neglect, The New York Times reports.

Juvenile Justice

OMNI Youth Services, which helps divert troubled teens from the juvenile justice system and teaches them life skills, is celebrating 40 years of helping youth, the Daily Herald reports.