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Do AP Courses Deserve College Credit?

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The Advanced Placement Program allows High School students to take college-level courses. Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talks with Fordham University Professor Nicholas Tampio. He explains why AP courses may be a waste of time for college-bound students.

Nicholas Tampio is a professor of political science at Fordham University, specializing in the history of political thought, contemporary political theory and education policy. He is the author of Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy and Learning Versus the Common Core.