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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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Aerobics instructor gets seniors moving, shaking

Aerobics instructor gets seniors moving, shaking

The way volunteer aerobics instructor Carmen Hemrick sees it, getting older is no reason to slow down. With retirement comes more leisure time, as well as the opportunity to use it to get active and focus on physical health.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kathy Scott: Focus from both state and federal government should shift to producing great teachers

The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…

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TUSD forming culturally relevant classes

With fewer than six weeks before classes resume, the Tucson Unified School District is still hoping to offer culturally relevant courses in the fall.

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Rio Rico teacher picked for liberty seminar

A Rio Rico High School teacher was one of 18 educators selected to attend a seminar in Boston at the end of this week.

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AZ panel OKs bill to ban 'partisan' teaching

PHOENIX (AP) - Some Arizona lawmakers are backing an effort to keep teachers from imposing political or partisan views on their students.

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