Building key factors in a statewide AP strategy can help states more the college-level courses available to students in a more equitable way.
While students are pleased that their scores seem to be higher on the next test, there is confusion about how the numbers will affect their college-admission prospects.
Despite more than a decade of letting students choose where to attend high school, students who live in poor neighborhoods of New York City still graduate at far lower rates than their wealthier peers.
Eight groups release a "vision statement" that pushes for K-12, higher education, workforce development and business to work together to create high-quality career-tech programs for students.
Attorneys took the state to task for enacting new testing requirements by memorandum, instead of through a process that includes public notice and comment.
The seventh annual "Grad Nation" report finds that nontraditional high schools contribute disproportionately to the picture of low graduation rates, and calls for greater attention to these schools, especially since they serve large shares of vulnerable students.
The president of the College Board hinted Tuesday that the new SAT has enabled a broader range of students to perform well on the college-admissions exam.
The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success has been criticized by college counselors for being less than transparent about how the new system will work.
The new program is designed to build on President Obama's idea of the government and the private sector taking "shared responsibility" for making community college free.
A Kentucky school board chief allegedly had someone else take the GED for him, in an ill-fated attempt to settle questions about his high school diploma.