A letter to AP coordinators from Damien Sweeney

This is a reminder that the College Board’s AP program is working to provide all AP students access to learning during this unusual time. The Kentucky Department of Education wants to ensure you have all of the information necessary to help students be provided with equitable access and, thus, feel prepared for their exams.

By |2020-04-09T16:10:08-04:00April 9, 2020|

College Board offering update on AP testing

On March 20, the College Board released an update on how the Advanced Placement (AP) program is supporting this year’s AP exam administration. Within this email, College Board called out a few bullets that are within the AP Central update page that you can find College Board website.

By |2020-03-23T14:25:14-04:00March 23, 2020|

A model of success

Glasgow High School has established a culture in which it motivates its students to succeed and provides them with the means to do so.

By |2019-05-20T14:39:56-04:00May 21, 2019|

Increasing opportunities for student success in college, career and life

One of my top priorities here at the Kentucky Department of Education is to increase the number and percentage of high school students successfully completing early postsecondary opportunities, such as dual credit, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International.

By |2018-12-03T15:07:31-05:00December 4, 2018|

Picking up the tab

For the second straight year, KDE will cover the cost of Advanced Placement exams for students eligible for free and reduced-price meals that would otherwise be paid by districts.

By |2019-01-29T15:29:40-05:00March 20, 2018|

Graduation rate, Advanced Placement and ACT scores rise

The percentage of Kentucky public school students graduating from high school continued to increase; more students took rigorous Advanced Placement tests and earned a qualifying score of 3 or higher; and students scored higher with a greater percentage of them meeting readiness benchmarks on the ACT, according to 2016-17 assessment data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education.

By |2017-09-28T09:34:20-04:00September 28, 2017|

WKU’s AP Summer Institute offers 27 courses

The Advanced Placement Summer Institute at Western Kentucky University’s Center for Gifted Studies offers 27 one-week courses for AP teachers June 26-30 in Bowling Green. The College Board-certified workshops help beginning or experienced AP teachers provide a quality learning environment for their students by challenging themselves to become better educators. Instructors are College Board consultants who write and grade AP [...]

By |2017-04-05T15:10:10-04:00April 6, 2017|
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