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  • Graham: Anti-abortion bill will return, but 'nobody's for rape'

    WASHINGTON The lead Senate sponsor of anti-abortion legislation that was pulled from the House schedule late Wednesday said Thursday it should not move forward without changes to the rape provision.
  • Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

    The federal mandate to test U.S. school kids annually was at the center of a Senate panel's work on Wednesday to fix the long outdated No Child Left Behind education law. The President George W. Bush-era education law dictates that states test...

    Congress, states, schools districts debating quality and quantity of standardized tests

    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. On Wednesday, the...

    NTSB adds railroad tank car safety to 'Most Wanted' list

    WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday added railroad tank car upgrades to its list of "Most Wanted" safety improvements, reflecting a heightened awareness about problems in transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail. It was the...

    'No Child' education law expected to be revised this year

    WASHINGTON This is the year Congress looks likely to pass an overdue update of the federal K-12 education law, and everyone from parents and students upset about testing, to teachers' unions and advocacy groups, to the U.S. Department of Education is...