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Education

In Florida, the education secretary is questioning the state’s textbook plans, which only replace textbooks every six years, FloridaToday.com reports.

In New York, teachers with two consecutive years of low ratings from the classroom will be fired, the New York Post reports.

Oregon now has some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on Native American mascots, nicknames and logos after a decision from the Board of Education, The Washington Post reports.


Juvenile Justice

New rules protect youth in adult jails, IndependentMail.com reports.

In Louisiana, advocates for young people called on Governor Bobby Jindal to stop “backsliding” on his commitment to reform the state’s notorious juvenile justice system, The Lens reports.