With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.
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August 13, 2014
August 07, 2014
New studies provide insight into ways to help students with attention deficits succeed academically.
August 05, 2014
New research finds that states and districts seeking to boost college and career readiness in STEM fields must work to ensure that more students are prepared for challenging courses.
August 01, 2014
District-level research in Washington D.C. and Maryland shows how to keep at-risk students on track to graduation and college.
July 29, 2014
Therefore, the Common Core project itself is also an exercise in fear-mongering about the future of our children, and has its own version of Professor Hill in its chief promoter, Bill Gates.
July 24, 2014
American 12th graders didn't do so well back in 1995, but they'll get another shot next spring to prove their mastery of advanced physics and math.
July 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
July 17, 2014
New ACT report finds 95 percent of its low-income test takers want to go to college, yet only 59 percent enroll right after high school graduation.
July 17, 2014
As the reach of its education programs continues to grow, the IB is launching a pilot program in five U.S. high schools to attract and support more low-income students.
June 24, 2014
David Conley suggests students and colleges would be better served with a broader picture of their college- and career- readiness, including a scores reflecting their study skills, persistence, and technology proficiency.