College Readiness: Are Different Definitions Driving Inequality?

Jan 24, 2017 by

By Marc Tucker –

Years ago, the best students were encouraged to take two or three Advanced Placement (AP) courses.  Now they are told that they don’t stand a chance of getting into a really selective college unless they start taking AP courses in their sophomore year and then pretty much fill their schedules with them in their junior and senior years.  To get into the best colleges, students have to take and do very well on a full slate of AP courses and, if they are required to submit them, their ACT or SAT scores need to be very high.  To be fully competitive,…

Source: College Readiness: Are Different Definitions Driving Inequality? – Top Performers – Education Week

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