Top Headlines 5/16

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Education

Higher education is linked with a longer life, CDC data shows, USA Today reports.


Child Welfare

In Oklahoma, state lawmakers unveil a plan to conduct major overhaul of the state’s child-welfare agency, The Republic reports.

In Chicago, proposed child care cuts will trigger downward spiral for families, The Chicago Reporter reports.


Juvenile Justice

California Gov. Jerry Brown changed his plans to phase out the state’s youth prison system, MercuryNews.com reports.