The state's merit-based scholarship program has a GPA requirement that officials say keeps some students from enrolling in rigorous courses.
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February 13, 2014
February 11, 2014
College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.
January 14, 2014
A recent survey found that just half of high school civics and American government teachers devote one or more units to teaching students how to critically analyze the news.
January 10, 2014
Few to no female or minority students take the Advanced Placement test in computer science, according to a new analysis.
January 09, 2014
A new analysis shows deep racial and gender divides in test-taking patterns in Advanced Placement computer science.
December 11, 2013
With a focus on writing and critical thinking, Cambridge finds that U.S. schools are increasingly receptive to its curriculum with programs now in 230 schools.
October 02, 2013
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.
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.