By Andrew Pillow
Today the Indiana Department of Education announced increases in virtually every metric around AP exams. More AP exams were offered by schools. More AP exams were taken by students. More of those students passed.
The exam has long been seen as an indicator of college readiness. Students who pass the exams are predicted to “out-perform” their peers. A fact that is not lost on Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick:
“With the increase in the number of schools offering AP exams, and the number of students making AP courses their class of choice, Indiana is once again paving a way for students who are better prepared for the rigors of college. I congratulate and thank the teachers and administrators whose work has made this possible.” Said McCormick
In the last 10 years the number of Indiana Public School students passing at least one AP exam has increased from 5,349 to 11,904.
Read more here. (Indiana DOE)