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States Receive Grants To Lower Costs Of AP Tests

AP | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Education Department is announcing $28.4 million in grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands to reduce cos...

Is AP U.S. History Biased? Take This Quiz and See!

John A. Tures | Posted 06.11.2015 | Education
John A. Tures

Several members of the conservative National Association of Scholars have again taken aim at the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum, claiming it omits or minimizes religious influences in America and the free-enterprise system and ignores Republican heroes like Ronald Reagan. But is that really the case?

Monolingual Myopia

Clayton Lewis | Posted 05.20.2015 | Education
Clayton Lewis

Debates are sizzling about the efficacy of American education in preparing students for the global economy. Graduates face escalating competition as millions of recent job entrants hit the market from expanding middle-class economies such as India, China and Brazil.

More And More Students Are Taking AP Classes

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Columbus McKinney is taking his fifth Advancement Placement course at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, undeterred even th...

Joy Resmovits

SAT Creators Make Civil Rights Hire

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The College Board, the organization best known for bringing you the SATs and Advanced Placement exams, is trying to branch out -- into civil rights wo...

Are AP Exams The Biggest Scam Ever?

Posted 02.13.2013 | Teen

This post is featured with permission from BroBible.com. By Andy Moore for BroBible.com Back in my day, which coincided with Facebook’s Paleol...

Howard High School Students, Teachers Earn Cash For AP Test Success

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

Dozens of students at Howard High School in Georgia pocketed $100 each for every Advanced Placement English, math or science exam they passed with a 3...

AP Tests and Ivy League Admission

Bev Taylor | Posted 12.24.2012 | Education
Bev Taylor

As a private college counselor, I know of other students who have also doodled on their AP exams after they've earned their admission. And we feel they're justified to do so

AP Testing: Minority Participation Increases But Still Has A Long Way To Go

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Ed. Note:The previous version of this story stated that 14 percent of all Hispanic and Latino students passed an AP exam. The statistics actually stat...