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.
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August 13, 2014
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.
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 10, 2014
A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.
July 08, 2013
High school students can access results of spring AP scores online through a new site set up by the College Board.
May 01, 2013
All students taking AP exams must establish an account with the College Board to receive their scores in July.
February 20, 2013
The College Board announces improvement in Advanced Placement scores among the high school class of 2012.
April 06, 2012
In "Do College-Prep Programs Improve Long-Term Outcomes?", Northwestern University's C. Kirabo Jackson examines one particular college preparatory program geared at disadvantaged students, the Advanced Placement Incentive Program (APIP), and its impact on the educational attainment, employment status, and wage earnings of its participants. Jackson places his work in the context of research examining the effectiveness of other college preparatory programs aimed at disadvantaged students, but notes that APIP's strategy of using cash incentives for students and teachers to increase participation in the AP program sets it apart from other college preparatory programs like Upward Bound.