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.
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September 07, 2016
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.
July 31, 2015
Revisions respond to intense criticism last year that the framework emphasized negative aspects of American history.
July 27, 2015
A MOOC-provider teams up with the College Board to release materials aimed at students who are underrepresented in AP classes.
June 08, 2015
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
June 05, 2015
National Association of Scholars publishes an "open letter" criticizing the revamp of the Advanced Placement U. S. History framework.
May 08, 2015
Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.