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Appendix F K–12 Education Recommendations Supplementary Information
Pages 513-516

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... 1AP passing score is 3-5; note that some colleges do not allow credit for AP coursework unless a score of 5 is achieved. IB scores on a 7-point scale, and 5 or higher is considered passing.
From page 514...
... . Exhibit 2 Students Taking AP Math, Science, and English Exams per 1,0002 Juniors and Seniors Enrolled Dallas 10 APIP Schools 245 students Texas Public Schools 131 students US Public Schools 105 students Teachers -- AP/IB The AP and pre-AP programs as proposed would provide professional development for 150,000 teachers now in the classroom to teach rigorous math and science courses in middle and high schools.
From page 515...
... Assuming 10% attrition among the current 33,000 AP mathematics and science teachers and by training an additional 70,000 teachers, public high schools would have an estimated 100,000 mathematics and science teachers capable of teaching AP or IB courses in place by 2010. This number is based on a realistic goal with the capacity to provide quality professional training for teachers on a large scale.
From page 516...
... Includes ALL primary school teachers, as well as specialty teachers in middle and upper grades. NOTE: In 2003, there were 15,397 US school districts, and the average amount spent per K– 12 student from all revenue sources was $8,248.

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