Read more about the College Board’s Advanced Placement courses
College & Workforce Readiness How International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Programs Compare
Both the IB and AP programs allow students to earn college credit in high school. Though how the program operate can differ.
Curriculum How an International Baccalaureate Education Cuts Through the ‘Noise’ on Banned Topics
IB programs offer students college credit in high school and advanced learning environments.
College & Workforce Readiness AP Exams: The Top 10 Most Requested Subjects (and the Least Requested)
Also see how widely requested two new AP courses were this year.
Social Studies The Revised AP African American Studies: What's Been Changed and Why
The new framework, published Dec. 6, will be used for the course's official launch next fall.
Social Studies AP African American Studies: What's in the Newly Revised Course Framework
The new framework comes after public debate from both political leaders and scholars over what topics should have been included or excluded.
College & Workforce Readiness Should Students Sign Up for AP or Dual Enrollment? What Readers Think
EdWeek readers share their take on the debate over pathways to earning college credit in high school.
College & Workforce Readiness Here's What College Board Research Says About How Many AP Classes Students Should Take
The College Board looked into what the number of APs students take, and how well they do, says about their college outcomes.
College & Workforce Readiness How Many AP Classes Are Enough? What Researchers (and College Hopefuls) Say
For years students and families have grappled with how many AP classes to take for college. New research sheds some light on an answer.
College & Workforce Readiness What's Next for AP? 4 Takeaways From a College Board Official
In a recent interview with Education Week, the head of the Advanced Placement program discussed a variety of priorities and principles.
College & Workforce Readiness Q&A Are Some Students Taking Too Many AP Courses? A College Board Official Responds
AP program head says one to two courses a year "optimizes" college readiness and helps increase access for other students.
College & Workforce Readiness Q&A College Board Leader Discusses Controversy Over AP Courses
Trevor Packer, head of the College Board's AP program, answers EdWeek's queries about the nonprofit's future—and its recent curriculum controversies.
College & Workforce Readiness Video College Board Official: We Don’t Dictate How AP Courses Are Taught
College Board offers insight on its course expectations, and methods for improving student diversity within those classes.
Social Studies Here’s How Various High School Programs Cover Psychology
See how the College Board, Cambridge International, and the International Baccalaureate approach psychology courses.