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.
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July 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
June 24, 2014
David Conley suggests students and colleges would be better served with a broader picture of their college- and career- readiness, including a scores reflecting their study skills, persistence, and technology proficiency.
June 07, 2013
When GRE test takers changed their answers on multiple-choice questions, they improved their scores, on average, research from ETS finds.
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 06, 2013
Thirty-eight states assess juniors for college readiness, and 21 offer structured interventions to get high school students up to speed for crediting-bearing postsecondary work.
September 19, 2012
George Washington University's Center on Education Policy releases 11th report showing transition in state approaches to high school exit exams.
September 06, 2012
A report from the New America Foundation and Education Sector question the value of the credit-hour system in higher education today
July 18, 2012
National Academy Foundation and WestEd launch college- and career-readiness assessment system that emphasizes applied career skills.