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Reducing Out-of-District Placement: A Guide for Educators 

Thrive Alliance Group

Is your school district spending a fortune on out-of-district placement? In discussions with the child study team, the family, and the student, always talk about an out-of-district placement as a temporary solution to address the current need. It’s not a permanent step but a tool to get the student back on track. You’ve got this!

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What?s Wrong with Community College Placement Policies?

Community College Review

We take an in-depth look at recent studies that show placement examinations may not be the best way to place incoming community college students into the proper courses. What could be the alternative?

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The Problem with Community College Placement Tests

Community College Review

We examine a recent report that questions the fairness and effectiveness of college placement exams in determining whether students need remedial education before taking college courses.

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The College Board Announced Decision Not to Alter AP Courses to Accommodate Florida Demands

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The College Board will not be altering its Advanced Placement (AP) classes to accommodate new demands from Florida, The Hill reported. Ron DeSantis The educational testing company announced this decision in a letter last Thursday.

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Sharpton Organize March to Protest DeSantis' Crusade to "Whitewash Black History"

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Al Sharpton DeSantis’ latest efforts to halt Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies in Florida public schools continues to face nationwide backlash. “He might call this a crusade, but everyone can clearly see this is a campaign tactic for him to run for president. Intersectionality is a uniting framework.

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College Board to Release Updated African American Studies AP Course Plans

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

College Board will release an updated version of its African American studies Advanced Placement course Feb. 1, The Hill reported. This comes amid Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s administration blocking initial pilot program plans in Florida high schools. Ron DeSantis College Board did not attribute the revisions to Florida’s rejection.

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Holy Family University to Help Undergrads Return and Obtain Credentials with $1.3 Million Grant

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Participants will also receive tuition assistance, mentorship, tutorial services, technology resources, networking opportunities, and job placement assistance.

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