DeSantis Threatens To Ban All High School AP Courses

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

Tens of thousands of Florida high school students take Advanced Placement courses every year to have a competitive edge heading into college.

Now, Gov. Ron DeSantis says he wants to reevaluate the state’s relationship with the College Board, the private company that administers those courses and the SAT exam. And that has some high school students worried.

“This College Board, like, nobody elected them to anything,” DeSantis said at a news conference Monday in Naples. “They are just kind of there, and they provide a service, and so you can either utilize those services or not.”

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Over the weekend the College Board issued a statement denouncing Florida’s ban on an advanced black history course. Hence the vow of revenge. Credits in advanced placement courses are key to being accepted at many colleges.