Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Dual credit information

International Baccalaureate (IB) Programs

International Baccalaureate

Credits and courses accepted at community and technical colleges (SBCTC)


Advanced Placement Programs (College Board)

Links to 14 states with statewide or system-wide AP policies:

Will we be able to add Washington to the list in 2015?


AP updates:

December 2014

Timeline for College Board review of AP courses
2014-15
  • AP Physics 1 & 2 (both are algebra-based); Physics “B” no longer exists, contents of “B” are spread between 1 & 2 to match higher ed course content.
  • US History
  • Seminar (new) piloted last year (aligns with the AAC&U VALUE rubric work)
2015-16
  • Art History
  • European History
  • Research (new) pilot last year and this year
2016-17
  • World History
  • Calculus AB and Calculus BC
  • Computer Science Principles (new)
Computer Science A
Programming
3 hours-long end of course written coding exam


(Algebra I is the math level expected to be successful in either course)
Computer Science Principles (new)
  • Foundational understanding of how computing is used: coding, algorithms (not applications)
  • No designated programming language; ability to transfer knowledge
  • 2 through-course assessments and end-of-course exam, digital portfolio
(Algebra I is the math level expected to be successful in either course)

Fall 2014
We in concurrent/dual enrollment might be interested in keeping up with some of these.
  • free online AP courses through edX, for both teachers and students
  • teacher-to-teacher mentoring program
  • online diagnostic and assessment systems
  • AP service learning modules
  • PreAP courses
  • New courses: AP Engineering, AP Computer Science Principles

For more details, and also just for a look at how their planning and development work happens, check out this video:

2014 AP Report to the Nation - Washington


Cambridge International Programs