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Student video: How high-stakes tests affect kids

There is one voice rarely heard in the screaming debate about the role of high-stakes tests in education: that of students. Here’s a student-produced video that tells how students are affected by having to take the FCAT, Florida’s standardized testing system.

Why organic food isn’t as green as you think

Proponents of organic foods have the fervor of faith in their belief in the benefits of organics, but if we want to truly understand organic agriculture's impacts on the planet and on our health, science and not faith ought to guide us.

Seminar looks at ways to promote higher education – BusinessWeek

Michigan needs to invest more in higher education to better compete with states like North Carolina, where a four-year education costs $20,000 less, the head of Domino's Pizza said Monday.