The new College-Board-approved AP readiness program launches in 100 schools in the fall.
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February 23, 2018
August 23, 2017
Researchers from the University of South Florida are testing a curriculum aimed at helping high-achieving high school students cope with the stress of taking advanced and college-level courses.
April 04, 2017
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.
February 22, 2017
More students, and more low-income students, are taking AP tests than ever before, the College Board reports.
September 14, 2016
With its eight years in the White House rolling to a close, the Obama administration is continuing to beat the drum on improving K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math educationwith particular attention to computer science.
September 07, 2016
Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.
August 08, 2016
An early look at AP scores shows continued growth in STEM subjects and a mix of scores on individual subject-matter tests.
June 23, 2016
A change to the federal AP/IB program under the Every Student Succeeds Act means states and districts will need to think hard about continuing to cover low-income students' testing fees.
November 03, 2015
The pool of test-takers for the Advanced Placement computer science exam is still overwhelmingly white and male, according to data from the College Board, which administers the AP tests.
September 03, 2015
Participation rates for Advanced Placement science examsspecifically physics and computer sciencehave risen sharply over the last year, according to new data from the College Board.