Advance Placement exam increases
Montana's Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau says a record number of Montana students took the Advanced Placement - or AP exams - in 2011.
According to a new report by the College Board, Montana's AP participation rate rose by 22.3% from 2007 to 2011. The number of AP students demonstrating college-level mastery on an AP exam increased similarly just over 20% in that same period.
In 2011, 2,784 students in Montana took Advanced Placement Exams. Two Districts, Helena Public Schools and Missoula County Public Schools, are being recognized by the College Board's AP Honor Roll for their efforts to increase participation and exam performance for the past three years.
Story by Melissa Jensen, Beartooth NBC.
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