Revisions respond to intense criticism last year that the framework emphasized negative aspects of American history.
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July 31, 2015
July 27, 2015
A MOOC-provider teams up with the College Board to release materials aimed at students who are underrepresented in AP classes.
July 21, 2015
Every year millions of students Opt-in to voluntary Advanced Placement tests. What can these students tell us about the reasons other students and families are choosing to Opt-Out?
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.
June 01, 2015
A bill that would establish computer science standards and create a computer science teaching endorsement in Washington state is now headed to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.
May 11, 2015
A new paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that high school students who score high enough on an AP exam to get college credit are more likely to earn a B.A. within four years.
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.
April 30, 2015
Experts weigh in on achievement growth among Hispanic students on 2014 NAEP tests in U.S. history, civics, and geography
April 28, 2015
Equal Opportunity Schools, the College Board, International Baccalaureate, and others join forces to expand programs that encourage underrepresented student to enroll in advanced courses in high school.