Advanced Placement

New Report Challenges Beliefs About the Value of AP Classes

New Report Challenges Beliefs About the Value of AP Classes

| May 13, 2013 | 14 Comments

Though it’s a widely held belief that AP courses enrich a student’s education because the courses are rigorous, course quality varies, one researcher said, depending on how it’s taught.

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Is it Time to Reconsider AP Classes?

Is it Time to Reconsider AP Classes?

| August 8, 2012 | 21 Comments

Flickr: Amitburst By Katrina Schwartz Advanced Placement courses have long been the standard for high achievement in high school. The classes are modeled on college courses and are meant to represent the difficulty and breadth of material that students are expected to handle when they get to college. For that reason, some colleges give in-coming […]

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