Number Of Students Taking Ap Classes Soars

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New report finds that opportunities to do advanced work are uneven in high schools across the USA.

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  • More students are taking AP exams, but researchers don’t ...
    Between 2001 and 2017, the total number of students taking an AP exam grew from about 820,000 to more than 2.6 million. The success of those students varies widely. Only about 30 percent of exams taken by black students and 42 percent of exams taken by Hispanic students received a passing score in 2017,...
    02/24/2020 - 6:06 pm | View Website
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    02/24/2020 - 5:08 pm | View Website
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    02/23/2020 - 11:29 pm | View Website
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    02/23/2020 - 11:15 pm | View Website
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    02/23/2020 - 3:29 pm | View Website
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