Students Who Take Advanced Courses Do Well In Idaho

Jan 24, 2013
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More than half of Idaho students who took an advanced placement course, passed their exams. That's just one of the findings from a recent national analysis of federal education data by ProPublica. The data covers the 2009-2010 school year and looks at as ProPublica reports, "to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life." You can explore the data for yourself and see how Idaho stacks up with the rest of the country. According to ProPublica, "This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country. More than three-quarters of all public school children are represented."

Source: Propublica

ProPublica analyzed federal education data from the 2009-2010 school year to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life. This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country.

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