Some health care leaders are worried that education proposals being debated in Washington could end up making children sick.
The Alliance for Childhood, in a press conference April 25, warned that so-called high-stakes testing could be harmful to children's health and education opportunities. The group, in a release, said "Test-related stress is literally making many children sick."
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