Students at The J. Graham Brown School and duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky, are doing more in their AP classrooms than learning college-level material in high school. Through the College Board’s AP with WE Service Program, they’re using their AP experience to help the world.
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Ad Astra, a course scheduling an enrollment management organization hosted a free webinar last week talking about the value of the standardized tests in predicting student retention, grade inflation, and discrepant achievement. Panelists included Measuring Success co-editor Lynn Letukas and Edgar Sanchez, a co-author of a chapter in the book.
On March 19, more than 200 students and teachers from across New York State visited the Capitol building to meet with nearly 60 legislators and advocate for funding to expand students’ access to Advanced Placement by adding courses – including at rural high schools – and covering exam fees for low-income students.
Erin Reichert an AP Seminar, AP United States History and AP Human Geography teacher at Bluffton High School in South Carolina was recently awarded the Milken Educator Award, which is referred to as the “Oscar” of teaching.
The College Board Fellowship Program application is now live! The program identifies, recognizes, and rewards rising leaders who are especially effective in closing the achievement and attainment gaps that separate African American, Latino, Asian Pacific and Native American students from their white peers. Members are invited to check out the application and share the information with potential candidates.
"Education is the great equalizer. It has the potential to open doors to limitless opportunities, while eliminating barriers that could derail dreams; and college in particular provides students with the tools necessary to embark on a successful career."
The College Board is honoring the hard work of the class of 2018 with this year's #Collegiance campaign.
Teacher Renee Yake offers a glimpse into what it's like to teach AP Computer Science Principles in rural Michigan.