Advancing Beyond AP Courses

Without the required curricula and tests, students and teachers could rediscover their passion and creativity

A quiet revolution is picking up steam in the nation's private secondary schools, with broad implications for college admissions and for teaching and learning on both sides of the transition from high school to college. As I write, about 50 of the nation's leading college-preparatory schools have opted out of the College Board's Advanced Placement program, preferring to offer