The not-for-profit College Board gave the Chinese Communist Party unprecedented access to America’s K-12 education programs in exchange for funding, according to a new report from the National Association of Scholars.
The report, titled “Corrupting the College Board: Confucius Institutes and K-12 Education,” found that since at least 2003, “the College Board has sponsored Confucius Institutes at K-12 schools, served as a recruiter for Chinese government programs, and helped the Chinese Communist Party design and gain control over American teacher training programs.”
A press release for the report stated that the College Board worked with the CCP “to develop an AP Chinese Language and Culture course, served as a recruiter for Chinese government initiatives, and helped the CCP design and gain control over American teacher-training programs such as the National Chinese Language Conference.”
The College Board was founded in 1899 and develops and administers standardized tests as well as curricula for American education institutions. The Board is probably best