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An underdog leaps to front of NYC mayor's race

08/17/2013 12:51pm
Bill de Blasio has gone from afterthought to front-runner with stunning speed.

AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing

08/17/2013 3:36pm
Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.