The AP Numbers Game

February 22, 2006 1 min read

Advanced Placement classes are increasingly touted as the key to college admissions. But some parents worry their high schoolers may not be ready for higher-level classes—or may be taking on too much. In Anne Arundel County, Maryland, half of all high school students were recommended for AP classes this year. And the number of kids enrolled in AP classes has jumped by 50 percent over the past three years. This article from looks at parents’ concerns over the AP numbers game.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.