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By Sasha Jones — June 19, 2018 1 min read

AP Computer Science Principles has become one of the fastest growing AP courses, expanding access to computer science both for underrepresented minorities and female students, finds an early study of the 2018 exam data released by the College Board last week.

Between 2017 and 2018, the number of students taking the AP CSP exam increased from 50,000 to 76,000—about 50 percent, according to the data.

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A version of this article appeared in the June 20, 2018 edition of Education Week as Computer Science

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