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Document Number: 8144

Raising Rigor, Getting Results: Lessons Learned from AP Expansion - An effort by the National Governors Association to expand Advanced Placement programs in six states resulted in a 65% increase in student enrollment in those courses and an even bigger increase among minority students. The states each received $500,000 to target one urban and one rural district. Two years later, in 2007-08, the number of minority students in AP classes had jumped 106%. This report presents the lessons learned. (David Wakelyn, National Governors Association, August 2009)...

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