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.
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May 11, 2015
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.
March 18, 2015
Although gaps in achievement persist in high school, programs such as AP Potential and "opt out" AP policies are working to encourage more low-income and underrepresented minorities to enroll.
December 18, 2014
As more high school students enroll in accelerated coursework, colleges and policymakers are wrestling with standards for accepting college-level credit.
October 29, 2014
The Education Commission of the States releases a report tracking state policies to promote college readiness and success.
October 22, 2014
Rice University launches edX course in AP biology, environmental science, and physics, although they are not endorsed by the College Board.
October 07, 2014
SAT scores are virtually unchanged among the class of 2014 compared to last year, while AP participation and success rates grow.
August 13, 2014
The College Board releases a full-length sample of its AP U.S. history test in response to criticism that it presents a negative view of American history.
August 13, 2014
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.
April 08, 2014
The Washington Post released its annual Most Challenging High Schools, highlighting schools where the most students take college-level examinations.