Society

The FINANCIAL -- Debate over the amount of time students spend on standardized assessments has dominated education policy since the No Child Left Behind law defined high-stakes student testing as the core means of measuring school and district performance. But students are relatively positive about test taking. Three-quarters of the nation's students in grades five through 12 believe that they ...

The FINANCIAL -- May 5 is the National Day of Prayer, on which presidents annually proclaim that “the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, ...

The FINANCIAL -- Law-abiding Americans are buying guns at a record pace, and most tell us it’s for self-defense. Democrats, however, are far more likely than others to believe it is too easy to buy ...