New Mexico has become the latest state to simplify the maze of conflicting policies that students confront when they try to get college credit for Advanced Placement courses.
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Students at the Florida school where 17 people were shot on Feb. 14 have been exempted from fees on the SAT and Advanced Placement exams, and they might be excused from state tests.
December 21, 2017
The most-read blog posts of 2017 show a wide-ranging interest in financial aid, the value of high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees, and, yes, testing screwups.
October 06, 2017
Sending short, encouraging notes to students, and talking with them about their potential, can dramatically boost enrollment in Advanced Placement courses, a study finds.
July 28, 2017
In a sign of a deepening partnership, the College Board and Khan Academy will provide new teacher and student supports in AP subjects.
July 05, 2017
The Advanced Placement scores of 540 California students are being invalidated because seating rules were not obeyed in the exam room. The school district calls the decision an overreaction.
March 29, 2017
A proposed bill in Washington state goes farther than laws in other states to maximize the awarding of college credit for scores of 3 or higher on Advanced Placement exams.
March 03, 2017
Low-income students in Washington state will be able to take AP exams for free this year, thanks to a big fundraiser sponsored by the state. The students were on the verge of a big price hike because of a change in federal law.
February 15, 2017
Washington state has come up with a novel way to respond to the loss of federal funding for AP exam fees: It's holding a massive fundraiser.
September 15, 2016
A new paper argues that colleges and universities should be required to accept Advanced Placement credits to help students save money by finishing college more quickly.