AP classes, and the College Board, have too large a role in defining the curriculum of American high schools due to their de facto monopoly on the college-credit system for high schoolers.
It’s idiotic to decide who is important to study based on what their skin and hair looks like rather than our available knowledge about their civilization and its effects on the world.
It would be very tempting to dismiss this as a fluke, as something that’s not happening in your local schools or state, some crazy thing that only affects other people and other people’s kids.
The nation’s largest advanced high school curriculum provider persists in presenting ideologically slanted curricula to U.S. students at taxpayer expense.
The College Board’s new European history framework minimizes or ignores religion, free enterprise, the brutality of the Soviet Union, European intellectual history, and Great Britain.
As militant Islam becomes more prominent in world affairs, it becomes less prominent in American classrooms.
New guidelines for a European history class the nation’s advanced high-school students take will educate a generation of American citizens to be bone-ignorant about Europe.
Seventeen-year-old Cedrick Argueta attends a high-poverty, high-minority school. But that hasn’t stopped him and his classmates from high achievement.
Young people who are ready for college should just go. Those who are not shouldn’t. This isn’t rocket science—except to politicians.
Is it right for the nation’s brightest high-school students to receive a left-biased, identity politics narrative of American history? Fifty-five top scholars don’t think so.
A private organization takes your money, promising of college credit for high schoolers, but delivers that only for a tiny minority.
Young adults aren’t reading much classic literature—but they really should.
John Oliver’s easy-breezy ‘How Is This Still a Thing’ segments partake in a broader desire to erase our cultural memories.
Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum needed a redesign, but not this kind.
If the College Board’s actions speak louder than words, so far it hasn’t changed course on a plan to feed half a million kids slanted American history.
If anyone wants to examine the big billionaires getting inside the minds of schoolkids, a look at some numbers suggests target A-1 must be Bill Gates.
Turning Advanced Placement history classes into yet another credential mill hurts the middle class and those who aspire to it.
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