Top Headlines 7/19

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With the addition of six more states, 33 waivers from No Child Left Behind have been approved, reports Education Week.

A new study shows students in K12 Inc.’s online courses are lagging behind academically, according to The Washington Post.

Child Welfare

New Jersey excels in getting foster kids health care but is slow to visit families, The Star-Ledger reports.

Philadelphia is changing the way they handle child welfare cases, according to CBS Philly.

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families hailed by Congress, reports The Connecticut Mirror.

Juvenile Justice

Connecticut youth under 18 will no longer be tried as adults, The Hartford Courant reports.

Florida counties win juvenile justice funding dispute, according to The Miami Herald.

Texas will move violent offenders out of juvenile detention centers, reports The Stateman.

When Greg Ousley was 14, he killed his parents. The New York Times Magazine profiles him 19 years later.