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History of the AP Test System

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

  • May 12, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 27:42

Guest: Trevor Packer, College Board's Senior Vice President for AP and Instruction High school students across the U.S. are in the grips of a panic. Tens of thousands of teenagers are cramming to take tests this week and last week got us wondering about the history of the Advanced Placement test system, which dates back to the 1950s.