Assessing the Revised History Advanced Placement Program
What is it about?
The new Advanced Placement test in US history has come in for a lot of flak. Are the revisions to AP History really changes for the better? Will the new expectations of the exam make a difference in how teachers teach the course? Can the new APUSH curriculum survive politicization in the rough and tumble of the culture wars? In this article I answer these questions and share some thoughts about how APUSH could be taught in an era of deep disagreements about values and the nature of history.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Lendol Calder