(NEW YORK) -- The Advanced Placement African American Studies course that sparked controversy among some conservative lawmakers has been revised and was released by the College Board on Wednesday. The updated curriculum is now set to launch in the 2024-25 school year."This is the... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas Department of Education has removed the AP African American Studies course from its schools in what the state's professional organization of educators called a “last-minute” decision.The Arkansas Education Association told ABC News the move came "at 4:02 on... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- The Florida Department of Education has effectively banned AP Psychology in the state by instructing Florida superintendents "that teaching foundational content on sexual orientation and gender identity is illegal under state law," College Board announced Thursday.In June, the College Board reported... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is reviewing College Board's Advanced Placement African American studies course, following nationwide debate over the curriculum that erupted after the course was rejected by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis."After numerous reports about draft course content, the governor asked... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE) -- The College Board has addressed the Florida Department of Education's rejection of AP African American Studies courses and subsequent criticism of the program, as well as the controversy that ensued.Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' DOE initially rejected the course on Jan. 12 in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The College Board released its official framework Wednesday for the incoming Advanced Placement African American Studies course after weeks of debate and criticism from conservatives over the course content.The course was first piloted during this 2022-23 school year in just 60... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Black education activist slammed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' move to ban AP African American studies from the state's high schools and warned that the move could erase key historical lessons from the classroom."It's going to hurt Black communities and it's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Several Florida students say they plan to sue the state and Gov. Ron DeSantis over the state's rejection of the Advanced Placement African American studies course in state schools."If he does not negotiate with the College Board to allow AP African... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration has rejected an African American history course that is set to be a part of the College Board's slate of Advanced Placement courses in high schools.In a letter obtained by ABC News, the Florida Department of... Read More.