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World Statistics Day 2015. Better Data. Better Lives.
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EdX Celebrates World Statistics Day

World Statistics Day was created in 2010 by the United Nations General Assembly and is celebrated once every five years on October 20th. Over 130 countries participate in supporting the collection and use of official statistics to inform policy decisions and improve the lives of millions. In honor of World Statistics Day, we’ve highlighted some outstanding statistics and data analysis courses that show how data...

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20 Oct 2015
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Saving Schools: Harvard’s 4-Part Series Examines Education in the United States

What caused the school system in the United States to fall so far from its peak? Once the envy of the world, students in the U.S. education system now rank well below those of most industrialized nations in math, science and reading literacy. In Harvard University’s 4-part series, Saving Schools, Professor Paul Peterson explores how policy changes, events and decisions over the years have created...

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29 Sep 2015
AP Courses on edX
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Free AP® Courses on edX – Enroll Today!

Preparing for the Advanced Placement (AP®)* exam or interested in learning more about a particular subject? These free AP® courses will provide you with a deeper understanding on everything from Spanish and Biology to Physics and French. Enroll today. AP Calculus AP® Calculus Course Links: On-Ramp to AP* Calculus AP® Calculus: Challenging Concepts from Calculus AB & Calculus BC AP® Biology AP® Biology Course Links:...

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29 Sep 2015
AP English
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AP® English Language and Composition: Exam Preparation

The AP® English Language and Composition exam has two parts: multiple choice and free response. The multiple choice section lasts one hour and tests the ability to read, comprehend, analyze and interpret various types of rhetoric. The 2 hour and 15 minute free response portion of the exam is especially challenging because students are required to compose an argument and cite various sources from supplied...

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23 Sep 2015
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AP® Physics: Online Study Guides, Practice Exams, Equation Sheets & Test Preparation

Welcome to the AP® Physics test preparation hub! Find information about free online courses, sample tests, online support forums and much more provided by the College Board, high schools, and top universities and institutions. Online AP® course preparation combined with classroom learning will help you achieve your best scores on the AP® Physics exams. What’s here: Online AP® Physics test preparation courses from top universities...

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01 Sep 2015