Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT won’t prepare you for the real world, one venture capitalist says

May 9, 2018
Ted Dintersmith argues that these tests are more about rote memorization.
Instructor Blanca Claudio (C) teaches a history lesson in Spanish in a Dual Language Academy class at Franklin High School in Los Angeles, California, on May 25, 2017. 
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The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.

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.

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.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.

More colleges stop giving credit for AP exams

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Feb 20, 2013
As more high schoolers take Advanced Placement exams, more colleges are refusing to give class credit for them.