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|

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|

KDE pays 2016-17 AP test fees for qualifying students

In an effort to increase students’ opportunity to take Advanced Placement exams, the Kentucky Department of Education will underwrite the cost of the tests in the 2016-17 school year for students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

By |2016-12-16T16:55:52-05:00December 16, 2016|

Students score higher on Advanced Placement tests

Kentucky students who took rigorous Advanced Placement tests in May scored higher according to data released from the College Board. In fact, the number of students scoring at the top two levels is up between 4 and 5 percent from last year.

By |2018-07-20T15:59:54-04:00September 20, 2016|

A road map for moving forward

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday I wanted to share with you two reports that the Interim Joint Education Committee recently received that, for me, are of particular importance. The first came from the Advance Kentucky team, which provided an evaluation report for their outstanding program. The Advance Kentucky team utilized the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics to [...]

By |2020-10-06T11:01:07-04:00January 7, 2014|

Number of students taking AP tests up; scores higher

More Kentucky students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests and scoring higher according to data released from the College Board. Since 2008, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking AP examinations has nearly doubled and the number of tests with a qualifying score of 3, 4, or 5, has increased by 100 percent. The most exams were given [...]

By |2013-10-10T08:50:30-04:00October 10, 2013|
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