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The Effect Of The Advanced Placement Training And Incentive Program On Increasing Enrollment And Performance On Advanced Placement Science Exams, Susan Ramsey Apr 2012

The Effect Of The Advanced Placement Training And Incentive Program On Increasing Enrollment And Performance On Advanced Placement Science Exams, Susan Ramsey

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The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of the National Math and Science Initiative’s Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP) on the number of students taking AP science courses and their performance. The study evaluated 39 schools over a six-year period in six states that participate in the APTIP. The National Math and Science Initiative provided data for cohort I. A general linear model for repeated measures was used to evaluate the data. Data was evaluated three years prior to the intervention and three years during the intervention, which will actually continue for two more ...