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College Board, 2012
In classrooms around the country, AP (Advanced Placement) teachers are preparing students for tomorrow by teaching them how to think and learn today. AP students learn to construct solid arguments, test theories, and see many sides of an issue--the kind of thinking that solves tough problems both in and outside the classroom, in college and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Graduation, State Departments of Education
College Board, 2011
This report shows how well educators across the United States have increased access to the types of rich academic experiences that prepare students for success in college. By combining national, state and AP (Advanced Placement) data, this report provides educators and policymakers with information they can use to celebrate their successes,…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Graduation, State Departments of Education
College Board, 2010
Educators across the United States continue to enable a wider and more ethnically diverse proportion of students to achieve success in AP[R]. Significant inequities remain, however, which can result in traditionally underserved students not receiving the type of AP (Advanced Placement) opportunities that can best prepare them for college success.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Graduation, State Departments of Education
College Board, 2009
Educators across the United States continue to enable a wider and ethnically diverse proportion of students to achieve success in AP[R]. Significant inequities remain, however, which can result in traditionally underserved students not receiving the sort of AP (Advanced Placement) opportunities that can best prepare them for college success.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Graduation, State Departments of Education
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Dutkowsky, Donald H.; Evensky, Jerry M.; Edmonds, Gerald S. – Education Finance and Policy, 2009
This article provides an explicit framework for evaluating the expected benefit to college-bound students of courses offered by Advanced Placement (AP) versus concurrent enrollment programs (CEP). District personnel can use it to assess the relative merits of these programs, given the characteristics of their students, in deciding which model to…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, High Schools, College Bound Students
College Board, 2008
More than ever before, educators across the United States are enabling a wider and more ethnically diverse proportion of students to achieve success in AP[R]. Significant inequities, however, which jeopardize traditionally underserved students' chances at college success, remain. This "Report" uses a combination of state, national, and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Graduation, State Departments of Education
College Board, 2007
American educators are achieving much success in their efforts to enable a wider and more diverse group of U.S. students than ever before to succeed in college-level studies in high school. Yet individuals must also gaze clear-eyed at the inequities that remain and the challenges that accompany success in expanding access to the Advanced Placement…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Public Schools, Advanced Placement, Academic Achievement
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Minnesota State Dept. of Children, Families, and Learning, St. Paul. – 2000
This guide is designed to help Minnesota high school students in their educational planning by describing the policies of colleges and universities in Minnesota regarding college credit for Advanced Placement (AP) examinations in high school. The AP policies of most Minnesota institutions of higher learning are represented in this guide.…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, College Credits, High School Students
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. – 1997
The Advanced Placement (AP) program is a cooperative educational effort of secondary schools, colleges, and the College Board that consists of 30 college-level courses and examinations in 17 academic disciplines for highly motivated students in secondary schools. AP courses are offered in more than 11,000 high schools and are recognized by nearly…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement, College Entrance Examinations, Course Content
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1999
The number of students per 1,000 12th graders who participated in Advanced Placement (AP) examinations shows the level of importance that students, schools, and colleges place on the AP program and how that importance has changed over time. Between 1984 and 1997, the number of students who took AP examinations increased dramatically, from 50 to…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, High School Seniors
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Mahala, Daniel; Vivion, Michael – WPA: Writing Program Administration, 1993
Suggests that most programs have not based their acceptance of advanced placement credit on reasoned endorsement of the views of language, literature, and rhetoric that AP exams present. Criticizes the views implicit in the AP program and shows how they conflict with the goals of one particular college composition program. (RS)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, College English, Course Content, Higher Education