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WASHINGTON — Do students take too many tests? Given the complaints about a high-stakes testing culture in classrooms, some states are reviewing the quality and quantity of the tests their students take. Congress is getting into the act, too....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSJustice Department aims to rebuild trust in police with community engagement initiative What’s the state of relations between the police and communities of color? Return of the debtors’ prison? Many...
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCatholic bishops nix pro-gay language from synod document in sign of split Interpreting the Vatican’s language shift on homosexuality, divorce Supreme Court reignites same-sex marriage as campaign issue...