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Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT won’t prepare you for the real world, one venture capitalist says
Ted Dintersmith argues that these tests are more about rote memorization.
The changing role of Advanced Placement classes
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
How one high school is closing the AP gap
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Find the AP participation rate at your high school
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
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
More colleges stop giving credit for AP exams
As more high schoolers take Advanced Placement exams, more colleges are refusing to give class credit for them.