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North County High School junior Nevay Archuleta is taking two Advanced Placement courses this year. Her school pushes all students to take at least one of the AP classes it offers.

The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

Find the AP participation rate at your high school

Apr 28, 2015
Compare, by race, the percentage of students enrolled in your high school with the percentage enrolled in at least one an AP class.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

From "promposal" to dress, everything must be unique

Apr 17, 2015
Stores track who's wearing what so that there are no repeats come prom night.
Posted In: prom, high school, consumer spending, fashion

One cost of starting high school later in the morning

Feb 11, 2015
Hitting the snooze button has its problems.
Posted In: high school, sleep, students

Using data to head off high school dropouts

Nov 12, 2014
'Early Warning Systems' are changing how schools identify – and help – high-risk students.
Posted In: Education, student data, high school, graduation

Rethinking vocational high school as a path to college

Oct 23, 2014
Welding meets AP calculus at Minuteman High School in Lexington, Massachusetts
Posted In: vocational high school, alternative education, higher education, trade school, high school

In Context: The big business of high school sports

Oct 17, 2014
Should high school football games be televised?
Posted In: high school, Sports, Money
Students work on laptops at the Microsoft-backed "School of the Future" in Philadelphia. Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOCs, are now being made available to students at the high-school level.

MOOCs go to high school

Oct 14, 2014
Massive open online courses are going after the teenage market.
Posted In: MOOC, high school, AP tests

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