A program to put more Kentucky high school students in Advanced Placement classes says its efforts helped students in 12 target schools dramatically increase achievement on national AP exams last school year, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader. Students at the 12 Kentucky schools--all of which participate in the AdvanceKy effort to boost AP class participation--earned 768 passing scores on AP national exams in math, science, and English, representing a 76.6 percent increase over the previous year. That increase easily topped the state's overall passing score increase of 17.5 percent, and it far exceeded the national increase of 5.7 percent. AdvanceKy is...

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