Dartmouth College ending Advanced Placement credit


Dartmouth College is ending AP credit, asserting that AP exams are much easily mastered than college courses.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — High school students hoping to earn college credits through Advanced Placement exams soon will be out of luck at Dartmouth College, which has concluded the tests aren’t as rigorous as its own classes.

The Ivy League school currently awards credit in some academic subjects for qualifying scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and A-level exams. But after nearly a decade of discussion, faculty recently voted to end the practice starting with the class of 2018.…Read More