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McKillip, Mary E. M.; Mackey, Philip E. – College Board, 2013
This report shows college enrollment and graduation trends among Asian American SAT® takers who finished high school in 2004 and 2010 by student characteristics, including aspirations, self-perceived ability, and academic achievements. In every case, students in the top categories (high aspirations, high-perceived ability, high-assessed ability)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Success, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
Sanderson, Geoffrey T. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2015
Beginning in 2006, Maryland has led the nation as the state with the highest percentage of graduates who earned one or more Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores of 3 or higher. Students in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2014 continued to outperform students in the state of Maryland on AP examinations based on AP…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, High School Graduates
Gregory, Sally W. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This research study focused on the relationship between student outcomes (indicated by Advanced Placement enrollment, Advanced Placement course grades, Advanced Placement exam scores, Advanced Placement exam passing rate) and student demographic factors as well as student support programs (such as AVID, an AP Incentive Program, and a summer AP…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Enrollment, Grades (Scholastic), Scores
Holmes, Maria Alexander – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze ethnic and gender differences in Advanced Placement (AP) exam performance of U.S. high school students. Specifically, the extent to which differences exist in overall AP exam performance scores within and between four ethnic groups (i.e., Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White) was investigated. Within…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
Houston Independent School District, 2019
According to the Texas Education Code §29.121 and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board Policy, Gifted and Talented (G/T) students are "those identified by professionally qualified persons, who perform at, or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age,…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston Independent School District, 2018
According to the Texas Education Code §29.121 and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board Policy, Gifted and Talented (G/T) students are "those identified by professionally qualified persons, who perform at, or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age,…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Finn, Chester E., Jr.; Scanlan, Andrew E. – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2020
This report presents key findings from "Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement," by Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Andrew E. Scanlan, and published by Princeton University Press in 2019. American education has long been plagued by excellence gaps among the young people who make it into the highest levels…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Gap, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston Independent School District, 2017
According to the Texas Education Code §29.121 and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board Policy, Gifted and Talented (G/T) students are "those identified by professionally qualified persons, who perform at, or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age,…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston Independent School District, 2015
According to Section 29.123 of the Texas Education Code, the "Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students" (G/T) forms the basis of program accountability for state-mandated services for G/T students. In the Houston Independent School District (HISD), G/T students were served through one of two program designs:…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Toussaint, Danielle; Chang, Ruthie – Grantee Submission, 2016
The Oakland Accelerates Program, funded by an Investing in Innovation (i3) development FY2011 grant, was a collaborative process for increasing the Oakland Unified School District's (California) capacity to support each and every student to graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills to be successful in college and postsecondary…
Descriptors: College Readiness, School Districts, Needs Assessment, Faculty Development
Houston Independent School District, 2016
According to the Texas Education Code §29.121 and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board Policy, Gifted and Talented (G/T) students are "those identified by professionally qualified persons, who perform at, or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age,…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Fnu, Mihir – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The study investigates the relationship between ethnicity and performance in selected AP courses for years 2001, 2005, and 2010. Data was collected from College Board annual reports for all 51 states and for subject groups Mathematics, Sciences, and Languages. Results show the evidence that there is significant achievement gaps among male and…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Gender Differences, Advanced Placement Programs, Courses
Sanderson, Geoffrey T. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2014
The continuing emphasis by Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) on rigorous course taking resulted in MCPS students taking a record-setting 33,662 Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2014. Additionally, the percentage of AP exams taken by MCPS students who attained scores of 3 or higher (73.9 percent) was 13.0 and 16.7 percentage points…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, High School Students, Public Schools
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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