An Overview of AP Exams

Has the Advanced Placement curriculum historically favored the affluent? Yes. The AP curriculum consists of a total of 39 courses, although high schools tend to offer only some of these courses. For many years, the AP curriculum was the curriculum of choice at high schools in predominantly affluent neighborhoods. But, … 

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College Placement

A “New York Times” article entitled “High School Classes May Be Advanced in Name Only” by Sam Dillon points out that more high school students are taking “rigorous-sounding” courses than ever before. In fact, the article indicates that the number of students taking these kinds of courses has “nearly tripled … 

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