To prepare students for STEM careers, AP courses expand in New York and others emphasis the importance of career technical education in creating STEM career pathways.
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October 02, 2013
August 15, 2013
A 2012 bill created Louisiana Course Choice and expanded online options. Louisiana already had a virtual school with more than 6,000 enrollments but like Kentucky and Utah, saw multiple provider landscape as a more affordable way to boost access and quality
July 22, 2013
Nearly 250 AP exams in a California high school are invalidated after ETS cites testing irregularities involving seating.
July 15, 2013
Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.
June 27, 2013
Unlike most AP offerings, the three studio-art programs dispense with the traditional pencil-and-paper exam in favor of student portfolios of artwork.
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 23, 2013
Boston-area charter school students outperform their regular public school peers on state tests, are more likely to take AP tests, and are more likely to go to four-year colleges.
May 21, 2013
Washington is the 10th state to enact a policy that awards students a math or science credit for successfully completing AP computer science.
April 30, 2013
All students taking AP exams must establish an account with the College Board to receive their scores in July.
April 23, 2013
New paper suggests AP courses are inconsistent in their quality.