'Start Here' podcast: Axing AP classes

A group of elite private schools near Washington, D.C., announced they're not offering AP classes anymore. ABC News' Brad Mielke reports.
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Transcript for 'Start Here' podcast: Axing AP classes
Well parents. Tell their kids to take tough courses in high school to help them get into college or. Yes so the toughest are the advanced placement classes but they may not hold much weight on your teens transcript anymore here's ABC's Brett milky. A as emir and the start here studio reminiscing. About high school and you'll never advanced placement classes like AT you get college credit for them well this week a group of the leak private schools near DC announced. They're not offering those anymore Susanna Jones is at one of those school she's the head of the Holton arms school in Bethesda Maryland. Idled I get a few of those classes they kicked my butt but I took them. And I asked her what is wrong with AP classes. I doubt that you graduated from college two or three years ago I can't save thing you did but. You guessed you'd you guessed right that caught fewer and fewer colleges are actually giving credit anymore. Did you tell we students can still take those AP test but they are not gonna be gearing and the classes around those tests anymore. She says the new curriculum will actually be more creative at the end of the day more attractive to colleges. Can hear more about those changes on start here later this morning check it out and apple podcast your favorite podcasting app. And as Diane.

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