Originally written on 2015 August 6

Remember, as AP goes, so does the corresponding “normal” subject. The story is in the headlines:

Claim:

Revised AP U.S. History Standards Will Emphasize American Exceptionalism
http://www.newsweek.com/revised-ap-history-standards-will-emphasize-american-exceptionalism-358210

Newly Revised AP US History Standards Take Softer Tone on Racial History of America
http://www.newsweek.com/newly-revised-ap-us-history-standards-take-softer-tone-racial-history-america-358537

Reality:

Experts: AP U.S. History Still Doesn’t Teach American Exceptionalism | The Daily Caller
http://dailycaller.com/2015/08/05/experts-ap-u-s-history-still-doesnt-teach-american-exceptionalism/

AP US History — Where It’s Really Going | National Review Online
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/421952/sorry-still-no-american-exceptionalism-apush-stanley-kurtz

Scholar: Under New AP Standards, ‘American History Will Not Be About America’ [VIDEO] | The Daily Caller
http://dailycaller.com/2015/05/09/scholar-under-new-ap-standards-american-history-will-not-be-about-america-video/

Wilfred McClay – History for a Democracy – Kirby Center (Hillsdale College)
http://kirbycenter.hillsdale.edu/events/2015/07/mcclay

Letter Opposing the 2014 APUSH Framework signed by 120 historians
https://www.nas.org/images/documents/Historians_Statement.pdf

Why Are Conservatives So Bloody Mad About APUSH? | The Daily Caller
http://dailycaller.com/2015/02/28/why-are-conservatives-so-bloody-mad-about-apush/

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