Major Florida school districts drop AP Psychology course after state declares it violates law: Report

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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Multiple Florida school districts have decided to replace Advanced Placement Psychology with alternate courses just ahead of the upcoming school year after state officials warned schools that elements of the psych class violate Florida law.

Eight Florida school districts with the largest enrollments in AP Psychology have dropped the course and two others are still deciding, according to a Washington Post report. 

The course which has been taught by Florida high schools for 30 years includes lessons on "how sex and gender influence socialization and other aspects of development," a course description read. 

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