A Call for The College Board to Change Its AP Testing Policy

Back in January, The College Board announced the elimination of the SAT Subject Tests. The SAT Subject Tests had long been one of The College Board’s major lines of business but the organization, facing the toughest year it has faced in its history, saw the writing on the wall. With … 

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AP Testing in the Age of Coronavirus

If you were worried that AP tests would be canceled this spring, save your worries for other things — like your family’s health and the spiraling economy — because AP tests are on for 2020. The AP tests will, however, be modified since, well, students aren’t exactly in school to … 

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College Board Finds Way to Likely Increase Revenue

Yesterday, we wrote about how College Board, the maker of the AP exams, announced plans to move up the registration deadline for AP exams beginning next year. As reported Jim Jump for “Inside Higher Ed” in a piece entitled “Ethical College Admissions: AP Registration,” “Whereas registration for the May AP … 

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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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