Advanced Placement

Is the Advanced Work Class the Right Fit for your BPS Student?

Would you like a more challenging educational environment for your student? If your child is in third through fifth grade, you may want to consider the Advanced Work Class (AWC). It is a full-time program in the Boston Public Schools that “provides an accelerated academic curriculum for students in grades 4-6. This program includes subjects studied in greater depth, more schoolwork, and more home study than the traditional curriculum.” Enrolling in the Advanced Work Class…

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More Students Succeeding In Advanced Placement Classes

Over the last 10 years, both the number of U.S. public high school graduates who’ve taken an Advanced Placement (AP) exam and the number who have scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP Exam have increased by about 70%. With the class of 2017, more students than ever are participating and succeeding in AP. More than 1.17 million students in the class of 2017 took 3.98 million AP Exams in public high schools…

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