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Common Core Standards and PSATs and SATs -- Oh, My!

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.04.2014 | Education
Laura Rossi Totten

When I heard that a blogger wrote the new book The Perfect Score Project, I thought that maybe -- just maybe -- Debbie Stier can save one child from the miserable test taking experiences I endured during my childhood education.

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...

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...

Former AP Student Excels In School Burglary, Record-Changing

Los Angeles Times | Robert J. Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A former Orange County high school student was convicted Monday of breaking into his school to steal Advanced Placement tests and alter his official c...

Tutoring Is A Dirty Word

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Spending huge sums of money on a tutor can never guarantee a straight-A transcript or top standardized test scores

SAT vs. ACT: Choose Wisely

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

It's not difficult to understand why the ACT has managed to gain popularity. Plain and simple, it's a more straightforward test than the SAT, less intimidating than its more established counterpart.

The Real Reason Private Schools Drop APs

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Advanced Placement not only restricts curricula that is vastly superior when decided by teachers in the classroom, but is also a hindrance to submitting a top-notch college application.