Scores rise as more Ky. students take AP classes

More Kentucky students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests and scoring higher, according to data released Tuesday by the College Board. Since 2008, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking AP examinations has more than doubled and the number of tests with a qualifying score of 3, 4, or 5, has increased by 115 percent.   Number of [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:35:50-05:00October 9, 2014|

AP participation, high scores rise

The number of Kentucky public high school students taking Advanced Placement (AP) examinations and scoring at high levels continues to rise, according to data released this week by the College Board.

By |2019-06-13T14:47:34-04:00September 27, 2012|

KBE discusses AdvanceKentucky expansion, legislation

At its meeting on Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education heard updates and made decisions on a variety of items. The board heard a report on expansion of the number of schools participating in the AdvanceKentucky Advanced Placement Teacher Training and Incentive Program (APTIP). Sixteen new high schools joined AdvanceKentucky, bringing the total number to 80. The board approved state regulation [...]

By |2020-07-14T09:55:22-04:00April 5, 2012|

Kentucky awarded $17 million in federal Race to the Top funding

The U.S. Department of Education announced last week that Kentucky will receive a Race to the Top grant of $17 million to advance targeted K-12 reforms aimed at improving student achievement. Kentucky and six other states — Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — will each receive a share of the $200 million in Race to the Top [...]

By |2011-12-27T10:22:46-05:00December 27, 2011|
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