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More Students Are Taking The SAT, Even As Scores Fail To Improve

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

The College Board, the company that oversees the SATs and Advanced Placement program, released test results from the 2o14-2015 school year on Thursda...

Is the New AP Test Really Too Liberal?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 04.29.2015 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Why all the conservative fuss? While we admit that it's been a long time since we've taken any tests other than a breathalyzer, we took one of the "sample" AP tests online to see for ourselves. Liberal bias? Really?

Texas Moves To Reject AP US History Curriculum

AP | Will Weissert | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Amid uproar in conservative circles about perceived anti-American bias in the new Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exa...

The Marathon That Every Student Is Forced To Participate In

Morgan Levy | Posted 07.16.2014 | Teen
Morgan Levy

No running shoes needed, just my pencil case with 10 sword-sharp number two pencils and an iced coffee for fuel. On your mark, get set.... 180-minute AP Chemistry exam.

Problems Of A Self-Proclaimed Bookworm

Neel Swamy | Posted 07.14.2014 | Teen
Neel Swamy

To say that a work of this caliber is not of the same level as some of the novels described above offends me deeply, especially since Ordinary People tackles an issue that many other novels have steered away from: suicide and those it affects.

Troubling Number Of Minority And Female Students Took This AP Exam In 2013

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.12.2014 | Black Voices

The Advanced Placement Computer Science exam clearly has a problem when it comes to minority and female high school students. The College Board -- ...

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...

5 Things You Need to Know About AP Exams

| Posted 05.16.2013 | Teen

By Sydney Nolan High school has turned into a big bowl of alphabet soup. With terms like PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, IB, and tons of other acronyms out the...

Joy Resmovits

SAT Creators Make Civil Rights Hire | 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...

How Did We Do On The AP Exam?

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 04.22.2013 | Teen

As Advanced Placement exams have expanded to a more diverse group of high school students, more failures and lower average results seemed almost inevi...

Are AP Exams The Biggest Scam Ever?

Posted 02.13.2013 | Teen

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

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

My Evil Plot to Sabotage the AP Curve

Danny Licht | Posted 09.09.2012 | Teen
Danny Licht

The ideal candidate to execute my scheme would be a student with a skewed moral compass and demanding parents -- someone who could be described as Machiavellian.

AP Exams Surge As Standard For High School Rigor

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

-- Not long ago, Advanced Placement exams were mostly for top students looking to challenge themselves and get a head start on college credit. Not an...

Most Students Who Should Be Taking AP Exams Aren't

Posted 04.14.2012 | Education

While more high school students are taking the Advanced Placement exams -- and succeeding on them -- most students who should be taking the exams aren...

School Gives Students Cash For Good Grades?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Gone are the days of the gold star, or the smiley-face on the graded test ... now two schools are stepping up their good-grades game by offering a mor...

Rankings: Best High Schools And Top States For Math And Science

Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

U.S. News and World Report, known for its annual rankings of America's top colleges and high schools, released today its first-ever list of "Best High...

Educating the Next Generation of Innovators

Gaston Caperton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gaston Caperton

The STEM curriculum offers America our greatest hope of prosperity in the 21st century -- a century that will be defined by the ability of our greatest innovators to solve our greatest problems quickly and efficiently.