Florida considers raising standard for AP credit

04/8/2011 | Palm Beach Post (Fla.), The

Florida lawmakers are considering requiring students in the Florida College System to earn a 4 on Advanced Placement exams to receive college credit -- rather than a 3. The measure stems from concerns from college educators, who say that students receiving the minimum needed for credit are struggling in more difficult college courses. Critics, however, say raising the standard will deter students from taking harder courses.

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