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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, 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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Hoffman, Louise E. – New England Journal of History, 1994
Reports on the rationale and processes behind the composition and evaluation of the Advanced Placement European History examination, focusing special attention on changes introduced in 1994. Discusses reasons for adding an additional thematic essay for the 1994 test. (CFR)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Content Area Writing, Educational Change, Essay Tests
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Colwell, Richard – Music Educators Journal, 1990
Encourages music teachers to work with students interested in advanced placement (AP) music courses. Discusses the logistics and advantages of placing students in these courses. Describes the Advanced Placement Listening and Literature and the Advanced Placement Theory courses and examinations. Outlines the examination scoring method and looks at…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Advanced Placement Programs, Advanced Students, Educational Attainment
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Lucia, Raymond – Music Educators Journal, 1993
Asserts that an Advanced Placement (AP) course in music theory offers student musicians opportunities to gain new insight into melody, harmony, and structure. Describes content and teaching methods used in an AP music theory program. Discusses necessary teacher characteristics and maintains that both students and teachers benefit from the course.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Advanced Placement Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content