By Melissa Reeves, YourHub – Denver Post | June 28, 2016
More than half of U.S. high school students who show potential to succeed in rigorous Advanced Placement (AP) coursework never enroll. Yet, research shows that high school students who take AP classes are far more likely to go to and graduate from college. READ MORE >
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July 21, 2015
DENVER, CO – A powerful new resource for Colorado educators, students, and STEM supporters — the Colorado STEMworks database — will make it easier than ever to partner with successful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs to ensure Colorado students have access to the education and experiences needed to succeed in Colorado’s increasingly innovation-based economy.
Seven programs are the first to be accepted into the new Colorado STEMworks database, which was launched in January through a partnership among The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI), Colorado Technology Association (CTA), and Change the Equation (CTEq) to identify and promote effective STEM education programs. The programs also will become part of CTEq’s national database. Read more →
By Susan Gonzalez, Chalkbeat Colorado | July 17, 2015
When Miranda Schaelling started an Advanced Placement environmental science course three years ago at Harrison High School in Colorado Springs only 16 students enrolled. But next fall, her class roster will boast 126 students.
Her key to increasing enrollment? Encourage everyone to join, regardless of science proficiency, and to not worry about the end-of-year test many students take for college credit. READ MORE >
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July 13, 2015
DENVER, CO – More than half of U.S. high school students who show potential to succeed in rigorous Advanced Placement (AP) coursework never enroll. Yet, research shows that high school students who take AP classes are far more likely to go to and graduate from college.
That’s why the one-of-a-kind College Board-certified AP for All Summer Institute (APSI) provides AP teachers with the tools, strategies, and resources to ensure all students succeed — even those who aren’t top achievers, who are learning English, or who are living in poverty. Read more →