I am still unsure why schools use AP curriculum at all, these days. Curriculum/Assessment should be designed by teachers for their students, while abiding by state standards. AP is an outside body that makes students pay to learn.
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Here's is another cross-post from H-World, courtesy of David Kalivas:
"H-World has lively discussion on AP World History -- 8 posts so far -- below is a commentary I posted. If not already subscribed to H-World, then consider doing so to read more and participate in the discussion.
For those H-High-S members who are not subscribed to our sister network, H-World, you might find the on-going discussion about the bombshell changes in the AP World curriculum and test to be of interest: