Top Headlines 9/19

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Education

About 350,000 Chicago students head back to school after the Chicago Teachers Union voted to call off their seven-day strike, reports The Chicago Tribune.

The Huffington Post reports that although the black male high school graduation rate has improved, fewer black males graduate compared to white males

Child Welfare

The Arizona foster care system is experiencing a crisis, according to the Eastern Arizona Courier.  

Juvenile Justice 

Officials are finding it difficult to implement improvements to Georgia’s juvenile justice system, The Augusta Chronicle reports.

Louisiana detention centers are preparing to make changes in order to meet new state standards, reports The Advocate.