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Ohio Receives nearly $350,000 to Defray AP Exam Costs

Ohio is among 40 states receiving a cut of more than 28 million dollars in federal money to help low income students pay for advanced placement exams. Students who take AP courses in high school earn college credit if they score well on the exam.  And that can reduce the time and cost required to [...]

One-Fifth of Ohio Students Took an Advanced Placement Exam Last Year

Cory Doctorow / Flickr Students in Ohio and across the nation begin taking Advanced Placement tests this week. Advanced Placement, or AP, courses are college-level courses taught by high school teachers. The general content of the courses is set by the nonprofit College Board, but schools develop their own lesson plans. The College Board administers AP [...]

More Ohio High School Seniors Taking and Passing AP Exams

The number of Ohio seniors taking and passing AP exams has risen over the past five years. About one fifth of the Ohio public school class of 2011 took at least one Advanced Placement exam during their high school careers, according to a College Board report released today. About 13 percent of the class scored high enough to [...]

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