Changes to AP U.S. History

The College Board recently unveiled a framework for its Advanced Placement (AP) United States History exam that encourages the politicization of American History.  The College Board claims that the extensive guide will be just one of many tools in the hands of teachers, who use the company’s content guides to prepare students to pass the AP U.S. History exam.  In reality, it stifles freedom of thought and prevents students from examining history from a variety of perspectives. 

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Supreme Court Silent on Marriage Rulings

On October 6th, the Supreme Court denied seven petitions for writs of certiorari to review same-sex marriage cases from three Courts of Appeals.  In doing so, the Supreme Court refused to interfere with decisions that overturned bans on same-sex marriage in Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Utah.  The course charted by the Supreme Court allows lower courts to continue to address the issue.

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