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ERIC Number: ED563395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul-19
Pages: 62
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
The Demographic Wave: Rethinking Hispanic AP Trends
Edwards, Kelcey; Sawtell, Ellen
College Board, Slides presented at the Advanced Placement Annual Conference (APAC) (Las Vegas, NV, Jul 19, 2013)
Presented at the Advanced Placement Annual Conference (APAC) in Las Vegas, NV in July 2013. This presentation reviews new research examining the AP® experience of Hispanic graduates over the past decade. Topics include an in-depth look at the AP Spanish Language and Culture gateway hypothesis and trends in family characteristics such as parent education, income, and language background. In addition, this presentation reviews recent changes to race and ethnicity data collection and reporting and the implications for analyzing and interpreting AP data trends as schools, districts, and states work to close equity gaps in AP participation and performance.
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Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Advanced Placement Examinations (CEEB)