[Susan notes: Watch for that word rigor again: What all college-bound students need more than anything else today is a healthy exposure to rigorous academic curricula while in high school.
To the editor
Commentary writer Patrick Welsh's fears of oversaturation of Advanced Placement (AP) coursework are greatly exaggerated. What all college-bound students need more than anything else today is a healthy exposure to rigorous academic curricula while in high school. In the absence of anything remotely comparable, the AP program seems to best provide such rigor (“Watering down ‘advanced' classes,” The Forum, Tuesday).
Patrick F. Gould
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