AP http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Releases Data Showing College Results For 'Advance Kentucky' Students http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-releases-data-showing-college-results-advance-kentucky-students <p>Students who benefit from the state’s Advanced Placement initiative—called Advance Kentucky—have larger test score gains, take fewer remedial courses in college and earn better GPAs during the first semester.</p><p>That’s the takeaway from data released by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics this week.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:21:27 +0000 Devin Katayama 7927 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Releases Data Showing College Results For 'Advance Kentucky' Students JCPS Recognized For Improving Advanced Placement Passing Rates For Black Students http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-recognized-improving-advanced-placement-passing-rates-black-students <p>Jefferson County Public Schools has been recognized for the number of African-American students passing Advanced Placement exams.</p><p>The gains are slight, but nationwide more black students are being tested in AP but "maintaining the status&nbsp;quo or losing ground" passing rates and/or participation, according to the educational Broad Foundation that release a report this week.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:52:03 +0000 Devin Katayama 5670 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Recognized For Improving Advanced Placement Passing Rates For Black Students