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New Advanced Placement African American Studies course is a watered down version of itself | Opinion

Penn Live 03 Feb 2023
On February 1, 2023– the first day of Black History Month – the College Board released the framework for its new Advanced Placement African American Studies course ... What stands out most about the new AP African American Studies course? ... Is the new AP African American studies course different from earlier versions?.
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New Advanced Placement African American Studies Course is Watered Down Version of Itself

Scheerpost 03 Feb 2023
On February 1, 2023– the first day of Black History Month – the College Board released the framework for its new Advanced Placement African American Studies course ... What stands out most about the new AP African American Studies course? ... Is the new AP African American studies course different from earlier versions?.
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A breakdown of what was removed or changed in the AP African American Studies framework

NWF Daily News 03 Feb 2023
The Early Black Freedom Movement,” and “Contemporary Debates and New Directions in African American Studies,” are no longer listed, and “Black Feminism, Womanism, and Intersectionality,” is now titled “Black Women’s Voices in Society and Leadership.”.
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Column: How Gov. Ron DeSantis bullied the College Board over Black studies — and why he ...

The Los Angeles Times 03 Feb 2023
After reviewing the College Board’s draft curriculum for its new Advanced Placement course in African American studies, Florida Gov ... World & Nation College Board details new AP African American studies class amid criticism over changes ... Watering down AP African American studies preserves the myth that racism exists solely in the past.
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Pritzker seeks more information on AP African American Studies course from College Board

Journal Standard 03 Feb 2023
JB Pritzker this week asked the College Board for more information about its reasoning for changing the final framework of a new Advanced Placement course in African American studies after it had been criticized by Florida’s Republican Gov.
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Florida students seek voice in school book challenges

Tampa Bay Times 03 Feb 2023
The big story. Book challenges remain a major issue for Florida schools ... They use the word “pornographic” to label their complaints ... Read more here ... African American studies. The College Board is getting criticism over its recently released revision of its new AP African American studies course, with some alleging it bent to the complaints of Gov ... ....
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Conservatives Go Beserk Over Black History Month Cry more, plea

Democratic Underground 03 Feb 2023
Ron DeSantis, who rejected a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course, so he's trying to erase Black history completely ... .
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New Advanced Placement African American Studies course is a watered down version of itself

The Facts 02 Feb 2023
(THE CONVERSATION) On February 1, 2023– the first day of Black History Month – the College Board released the framework for its new Advanced Placement African American Studies course ... What stands out most about the new AP African American Studies course? ... Is the new AP African American studies course different from earlier versions?.
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AP Course Was Watered Down After DeSantis Hissy Fit

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
On February 1, 2023– the first day of Black History Month—the College Board released the framework for its new Advanced Placement African American Studies course ... What stands out most about the new AP African American Studies course? ... Is the new AP African American studies course different from earlier versions?.
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Florida rejected AP African American Studies. Here's what's actually being taught in the course

The Gainesville Sun 02 Feb 2023
The head of the College Board defended its new Advanced Placement course on African American studies, weeks after Florida said it would ban the class ... Ron DeSantis blocks high school African-American AP studies class ... Why is AP African American Studies in the spotlight? ... What’s actually being taught in AP African American Studies.
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Op-Ed: Watering down AP African American studies is a disservice to students

The Los Angeles Times 02 Feb 2023
A new Advanced Placement African American studies course, piloted across 60 schools during the current school year, has been celebrated by scholars of race and ethnicity and criticized by conservative politicians and commentators ... California College Board details new AP African American studies class amid criticism over changes.
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Aurora school tests new AP African American studies course

Fox31 Denver 02 Feb 2023
(KDVR/AP) -- The College Board revised the official curriculum for its new Advanced Placement course on African American studies on Wednesday, the first day of Black History Month ... Inside Overland High's AP African American studies ... We never really get into the specifics of African American studies.
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Amid DeSantis attacks, AP African American studies course is updated

The Philadelphia Tribune 02 Feb 2023
The College Board on Wednesday finalized a plan for its new Advanced Placement course in African American studies, omitting mention of some left-leaning figures from an earlier draft that in recent weeks had become a lightning rod for conservative critics ... It could also lead many to want to explore African American studies in college.
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Researchers have determined what African elephants can hear

Phys Dot Org 02 Feb 2023
Since 2017, UC's Facility for the Education and Testing of Canine Hearing and Laboratory for Animal Bioacoustics (FETCHLAB) has sent a team of researchers to study what African bush elephants can hear ... According to the Great Elephant Census, the African elephant population has dropped 72% in the last seven decades, so time is of the essence.

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