As the reach of its education programs continues to grow, the IB is launching a pilot program in five U.S. high schools to attract and support more low-income students.
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July 17, 2014
July 09, 2014
Education Trust released reports on the state of education for Latino and African-American students, reflecting progress but ongoing gaps in achievement and opportunity.
April 02, 2014
An Education Trust report follows high-achieving students through high school and discovers those from low-income backgrounds and students of color don't excel as much as their wealthier, white peers.
February 11, 2014
College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.
October 02, 2013
To prepare students for STEM careers, AP courses expand in New York and others emphasis the importance of career technical education in creating STEM career pathways.
July 22, 2013
Nearly 250 AP exams in a California high school are invalidated after ETS cites testing irregularities involving seating.
June 05, 2013
Gaps still exist between enrollment of white and low-income and minority students in advanced programs even among those qualified to succeed.
May 01, 2013
All students taking AP exams must establish an account with the College Board to receive their scores in July.
April 24, 2013
New paper suggests AP courses are inconsistent in their quality.
August 28, 2012
Indiana joins seven other states in rolling out a grant program of intensive professional development, increased teaching time, and cash incentives to attempt to boost AP exam scores.