The Problem of the College Board’s Ubiquity

When an entity is dependent on revenue from standardized test participation, it can’t be counted on to do the right thing. The College Board’s near monopolistic power over “college preparatory” curriculum and evidence of course rigor in the eyes of college admissions departments leaves us at the whim of its profit-driven educational decision making.

Read Robert Kuttner’s article in The American Prospect on the Florida AP African-American History debacle here. FairTest provides insight as what the College Board should have done.