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August 13, 2014

States Win Federal Grants to Cover AP Tests for Low-Income Students

With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.

July 17, 2014

IB to Launch Pilot Program in Five High Schools to Serve Disadvantaged Students

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.

July 09, 2014

Latino and African-American Academic Success Improves, But Gaps Remain

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

Performance Gaps Widen as High-Achieving Students Progress in High School

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

High School Students' Participation in Advanced Placement Continues to Grow

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

Ramping Up Efforts to Prepare Students for STEM Careers

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

AP Scores Invalidated After Testing Irregularies

Nearly 250 AP exams in a California high school are invalidated after ETS cites testing irregularities involving seating.

June 05, 2013

Racial and Income Gaps Persist in AP and IB Enrollment

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

AP Scores to Be Delivered Electronically in July

All students taking AP exams must establish an account with the College Board to receive their scores in July.

April 24, 2013

Benefits of Advanced Placement Program Questioned

New paper suggests AP courses are inconsistent in their quality.

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