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What's Changing in AP

Learn more about new courses and courses undergoing changes over the next few years.

AP Course Audit

The AP Course Audit is accepting submissions for courses that will be offered in the 2016-17 school year.

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Join more than 15,000 college faculty members and AP teachers at the 2017 AP Reading.

Teaching and Assessing AP: New Subjects
AP Calculus and AP World History teachers can now access an online professional development resource. It features new sample free-response questions and videos of master educators modeling key instructional strategies for challenging skills and content. In addition, you get resources to help implement these strategies in the classroom.

Enroll in 2016-17 AP Mentoring
AP English Literature and Composition and AP U.S. History teachers of all experience levels can participate in a new teacher-to-teacher support program.

2016-17 New, Revised, and Updated Courses
Information about the new AP Computer Science Principles, revised AP World History, and updated AP Calculus courses and exams is now available on the course home pages on this site.

Submit AP CSP Course Audit Materials by Sept. 1
AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) teachers are strongly encouraged to submit CSP course audit forms and syllabi between now and Sept. 1, 2016 to gain access to the AP Digital Portfolio.

Endorsing Providers of CSP Curriculum and Professional Development
The College Board has endorsed CSP curriculum and professional development delivered by a limited number of organizations: Beauty and Joy of Computing, Code.org, Mobile CSP, Project Lead the Way, and Thriving in our Digital World.

Learning List Reviews Textbook Lists for 8 AP Subjects
Updated example textbook lists are available on the AP Course Audit site for Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Physics 1 and 2, and World History. These resources were reviewed by Learning List, an independent instructional materials review service for schools and districts.

Guided Tours of Six AP Subjects
Check out these video overviews for AP Art History, AP European History, AP U.S. History, AP Computer Science Principles, and the revised AP World History and updated AP Calculus courses taking effect in fall 2016.

Davidson Next Offers Free Online AP Professional Development Modules
AP professional development materials that target challenging course topics are currently available in Calculus, Macroeconomics, and Physics 1 & 2.

Advocacy: Rethinking Pell Grants and Student Aid
All students should have access to an affordable and successful college experience. We offer recommendations to improve and simplify the financial aid system so that enrollment and full participation in college is possible for all students.


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