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Education

The Iowa Legislature passed reforms to the state’s K-12 education system with implications for teachers, administrators and students at all grade levels, DesMoinesRegister.com reports.

In Connecticut, a historic overhaul of public-school policy passed, The Wall Street Journal reports.


Child Welfare

In Oklahoma, monitors in child-welfare settlement will not approve the latest plan for a child-welfare improvement plan, Tulsa World reports.

In Oklahoma, a report criticizes the state for laws on releasing child-abuse information, Tulsa World reports.


Juvenile Justice

In Nashville, two juveniles escape custody in two days, NewsChannel5.com reports.

In Texas, a study finds that juveniles held in jails are often isolated, the Texas Tribune reports.