A survey of schools that made The Washington Post's Most Challenging High School list shows many schools still have rules that keep students from signing up for AP, IB, and AICE courses.
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April 20, 2015
February 19, 2015
House Bill 1380, which has yet to be voted on in the full House, would bar the use of state funds on materials and activities related to the AP U.S. History course.
February 18, 2015
The bill from GOP Rep. Dan Fisher would ban the use of state funds on materials and activities related to AP U.S. History; Fisher said the course's framework "emphasizes 'what is bad about America.'"
February 12, 2015
About half of rural school districts do not have students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses.
February 05, 2015
Last week, Republican state Sen. William Ligon introduced a resolution calling on the College Board to return its previous course framework.
October 22, 2014
Rice University launches edX course in AP biology, environmental science, and physics, although they are not endorsed by the College Board.
September 25, 2014
Hundreds of students stage a walkout in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to one that portrays the United States in a better light.
September 17, 2014
The Texas state board of education is considering requiring Advanced Placement U.S. History courses to follow the state curriculum rather than the framework laid out by the test developers, reports the Associated Press.
September 12, 2014
Children who are among the oldest in their kindergarten class are more likely than younger classmates to take and pass advanced courses, among other benefits, a new study finds.
September 04, 2014
A. Graham Down, who served as executive director and president of the Council for Basic Education from 1974 to 1994, died on Aug. 30.