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Should AP Be Plan A?

Zack Budryk
Published on: 
Mon, 04/29/2013

New research by a scholar affiliated with Stanford University challenges much of the conventional wisdom about the Advanced Placement (AP) program and how it affects students’ preparedness for

The Widening Academic Achievement Gap between the Rich and the Poor: New Evidence and Possible Explanations

Published on: 
Fri, 07/01/2011

In this chapter I examine whether and how the relationship between family socioeconomic characteristics and academic achievement has changed during the last fifty years.

Push for Cap on ‘Stressful’ Advanced Placement Courses

Published on: 
Tue, 01/17/2012
Media Source: 
Education News

Some teachers and counselors at some of the nation’s most competitive public and private schools are calling for

Online schools are largely untested

Published on: 
Sun, 12/11/2011
Media Source: 
A proposed virtual charter school based in Teaneck has led to a roiling debate about academic rigor and oversight of a new breed of schools where laptops replace most in-person interactions with teach


Published on: 
Fri, 04/01/2011

Expanding on the 2009 CREDO National Charter School Study Multiple Choice: Charter School Performance in 16 States, this report examines the performance of Pennsylvania charter schools for the

Online High Schools Attracting Elite Names

Published on: 
Sun, 11/20/2011
Media Source: 
New York Times
In June, about 30 seniors will graduate from a little-known online high school currently called the Education Program for Gifted Youth.
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