DeSantis had no influence on new AP African American studies course, College Board says

The College Board released the updated curriculum for its AP African American Studies course Dec. 6, after months of conflict with Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education over what it should include.

The final curriculum largely coincides with the February iteration in its organization and major themes. The College Board has denied that DeSantis’ complaints caused the omission or deemphasis of some controversial topics, like the Black Lives Matter movement and reparations.

The College Board made the full, 286-page curriculum available online, along with a side-by-side comparison of the topics and sources included in the February and December versions.

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