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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Do students take too many tests?

January 17, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. speaks as he rides the subway from the U.S. Capitol to his office at the Dirksen Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Do students take too many tests? Amid complaints of a high stakes testing culture in c…

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Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks about the administration's priorities for education, at Seaton Elementary in Washington. Do students take too many tests? Amid complaints of a high stakes testing culture in classrooms, some states are reviewing …

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Governor signs 60 bills into law, including one designed to keep lowered construction site safety standards in place

PHOENIX — Gov Jan. Brewer signed legislation Tuesday designed to stop the federal government from taking over enforcement of construction safety standards in Arizona.

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State House approves review of child protection efforts

PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.

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Tucson-area schools preparing for tougher education standards

Tucson-area school districts are getting ready for the state's more rigorous new "Common Core" education standards - but preparation is proving to be an individualized rather than standardized process.

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