Advanced Placement Exams
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
By Elly Yu
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday visited one of the many schools that opened during his three-term tenure to tout higher test scores and participation rates among high school students.
Friday, October 04, 2013
At the Collegiate Institute For Math and Science, we have an oasis for our students: the art room. With colorful art literally hanging from the ceiling and sunlight flooding the space, many students do not want to leave, and ask if they can stay an extra period or after school.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
By Sijin Choi
A student argues that the expansion of A.P. classes, and the pressure to take as many as possible, rewards a test-obsessed approach to education and keeps students from taking more intellectually stimulating classes.
Friday, February 17, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Low-income high school students can expect to pay $15 each for up to three Advanced Placement exams this year, a $5 increase, because the federal government has cut back on grants to help states lower the cost of the exams.
Monday, October 03, 2011
With the layoffs of 716 school aides and parent coordinators appearing more and more likely by the end of the week, an analysis shows that many districts will have no layoffs while schools with more poor or struggling students are more likely to lose staff members.