Why Aren't America's Latinos Taking -or Passing- AP Exams?
Report: Latino High School Students Aren't Taking AP Exams
By Jill Pankow | 02/14/2012 - 12:43

Every year, thousands of high school students take advanced placement exams; however, the shocker stems from who isn’t taking them. According to a report done by The College Board released last week, 60 percent of students who are said to have AP potential didn’t take any AP exams, including many Latino, black and Native American teens. “AP” potential is a likelihood of 70 percent or more that a student will achieve a 3 out of 5 or higher on an AP exam according to their scores on the PSAT/NMSQT.

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