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Wilson, Janet S. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2019
The College Board released national Advanced Placement (AP) Program Results: Class of 2018 on February 6, 2019. This memorandum provides information pertinent to the AP and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination participation and performance for the Class of 2018 in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The AP exam results in MCPS were…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Tests, Academic Achievement
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Parker, Janise S.; Shum, Kai Zhuang; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study explored how adaptive help seeking was related to academic self-efficacy, perfectionism (maladaptive and adaptive), attitudes toward help seeking (perceived benefits and perceived threats), and teacher emotional support among 311 grade 9 students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes. Significant bivariate links…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Help Seeking, Middle School Students, Grade 9
Texas Education Agency, 2019
This report presents Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination participation and performance results in Texas public schools for the 2016-17 school year. Data are provided by student characteristics, including race/ethnicity; gender; and economic, at-risk, dyslexic, English language learner, homeless, immigrant, and…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Standardized Tests, Public Schools, Student Participation
Smith, Kara; Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff; Ewing, Maureen – College Board, 2018
Projections by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (2012) point to a need for approximately one million more Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals than the U.S. will be able to produce considering the current rate of STEM postsecondary degree completions (Executive Office of the President of…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, STEM Education, Student Participation, High School Students
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Morgan, T. Lee; Zakhem, Diana; Cooper, Wendy Loloff – Education Sciences, 2018
Educators and policymakers are keenly aware of the need to prepare students to compete in an increasingly global society. It is widely accepted that a high school diploma is not sufficient and that secondary schools have a responsibility to prepare students to be college and career ready. This study examined participation in a rigorous secondary…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Secondary School Curriculum
Wyatt, Jeff; Jagesic, Sanja; Godfrey, Kelly – College Board, 2018
The Advanced Placement® (AP®) Program offers high school students the opportunity to take rigorous coursework in high school and receive college credit for AP Exam scores that meet or exceed the requirements of their attending institution. Students receiving AP credit are typically exempted from an introductory level course or series of courses…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students, Scores, College Credits
Aoki, Shu – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of critical thinking in International Baccalaureate (IB) classes in Japan. This study helped to determine the effects of using critical thinking methods in IB classes to determine to what extent critical thinking methods affect students' critical thinking skills, Japanese language skills,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students
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Frumin, Kim; Dede, Chris; Fischer, Christian; Foster, Brandon; Lawrenz, Frances; Eisenkraft, Arthur; Fishman, Barry; Jurist Levy, Abigail; McCoy, Ayana – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
Over the past decade, the field of teacher professional learning has coalesced around core characteristics of high quality professional development experiences (e.g. Borko, Jacobs, & Koellner, 2010. Contemporary approaches to teacher professional development. In P. L. Peterson, E. Baker, & B. McGaw (Eds.), "International encyclopedia…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Computer Mediated Communication, Science Instruction
Wilson, Janet S. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2018
The College Board released national Advanced Placement (AP) Cohort Results. This memorandum provides information pertinent to the AM international Baccalaureate (IB) participation and performance for the Class of 2017 in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The AP exam results in MCPS were bench marked with the results for the state of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Tests, Academic Achievement
Hemelt, Steven W.; Lenard, Matthew A.; Paeplow, Colleen G. – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2017
Modern career academies aim to prepare students for college and the labor market. This paper examines the profile of students entering such academies in one school district and estimates causal effects of participation in one of the district's well-regarded academies on a range of high school and college outcomes. Using rich administrative data…
Descriptors: Career Academies, High Schools, High School Students, Profiles
Ortiz, Craig R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Homework varies widely in importance among both teachers and students, as well as in subject areas. In mathematics, it is generally expected that it plays a critical role in students' understanding of mathematics and will be assigned daily. However, it is also understood that whether students take homework seriously can be difficult to ascertain.…
Descriptors: Homework, Mathematics Achievement, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
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Watt, Karen M.; Huerta, Jeffery; Martinez, Jorge – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
This mixed-methods research study offers insights and explanations into gender imbalance in the college readiness program, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID). Over 200 schools that have been implementing AVID for more than 4 years across the United States participated in this study. Three years of archived historical data pertaining…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Gender Differences, High School Students, College Readiness
Wilson, Janet S. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2017
Students in the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2016 continued to outperform students in the state of Maryland on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations based on AP results released by the Maryland State Department of Education and the College Board. The number and percentage of AP exam participation and performance for the State of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Tests, Academic Achievement
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2017
This Research Brief summarizes the performance of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) students participating in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program was offered at six M-DCPS high schools in 2016-2017. The number of IB examinations taken in M-DCPS increased by five percent from 2015-2016 to 2016-2017. During the same…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools, Scores
Texas Education Agency, 2017
This report presents Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination participation and performance results in Texas public schools for the 2014-15 school year. Data are provided by student characteristics, including race/ethnicity; gender; and economic, at-risk, English language learner, immigrant, and migrant statuses.…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Standardized Tests, Public Schools, Student Participation
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