Advanced Placement test

North County High School junior Nevay Archuleta is taking two Advanced Placement courses this year. Her school pushes all students to take at least one of the AP classes it offers.

The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
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Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
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Find the AP participation rate at your high school

Apr 28, 2015
Compare, by race, the percentage of students enrolled in your high school with the percentage enrolled in at least one an AP class.
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Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
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More colleges stop giving credit for AP exams

Feb 20, 2013
As more high schoolers take Advanced Placement exams, more colleges are refusing to give class credit for them.
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