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Advanced Placement Strategies, Inc. (APS) - The goal of Advanced Placement Strategies, Inc., a nonprofit, is to improve college readiness by increasing participating and performance in AP math, science, and English courses and to maximize the number of students who pass AP exams. Launched in August 2000 by an individual donor, APS works with Texas students, teachers, and schools to develop and manage AP Incentive Programs throughout the state. An AP Incentive Program is a partnership between Texas schools, businesses and the philanthropic community. Private donors provide incentives for students, teachers, and schools to strengthen AP participation. These programs are modeled after a successful similar program designed and implemented by the O'Donnell Foundation in the Dallas area....

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