Mathews: Profs who disdain AP courses are hardly objective

12/15/2004 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews picks apart former college professor William Casement's argument that AP courses don't provide as demanding and complete an academic experience as introductory college courses. Mathews says high school AP and International Baccalaureate courses, unlike many university lecture classes, offer small sections, provide regular feedback to pupils and cater to individual student needs.

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