| Emailthis TrendEmail | Full Article (TrendHunter.com/id/154338)

Educational Excelling Charts
The 'Rise of the AP' is Smarter Than Ever


By: Jennifer Gosnell (Rockstar) May 29, 12
{SummaryTitle}

When advanced placement courses can mean the difference between college and university, the ‘Rise of the AP’ infograph is an important tool for American students. Although, as the graph indicates, whether or not the AP is important isn’t in question, it’s how students are faring from it.

Since 2001, the number of AP scorers recieving over a three (on a scale of one to five) in AP classes has dropped nearly 10%. The scale of who takes the exams is also disproportionate, with 66% of female takers in comparison to only 34% males. The ethnic divide is also taken into account. With Asian-Americans and White Graduates receiving the bulk of the highest marks, the system is facing some challenges to overcome.

Overall, however, more students are taking AP classes, which bodes well for their academic future and long-term successes.



Source: infographicsite
Readmore: teach



Related Trends:


Education-Enabling Carryalls
TrendHunter.com/id/154031



One-for-One Education Companies
TrendHunter.com/id/153934



Educational Magnifying Glasses
TrendHunter.com/id/153028



Technologically-Savvy Youth Infographics
TrendHunter.com/id/153568



Oil Popularity Charts
TrendHunter.com/id/154004



Republican-Mocking Mobile Apps
TrendHunter.com/id/153048



Post-Education Spending Stats
TrendHunter.com/id/153350



Making Schools Less Boring
TrendHunter.com/id/152788



Breaking Down Poverty
TrendHunter.com/id/152985




Copyright © TREND HUNTER Inc.. All Rights Reserved.