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Montgomery reports AP test surge
12/02/09 | The Washington Post

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Surviving a Midlife Crisis
Winter 2006 | Education Next

The largest school district in Maryland is succeeding in boosting the number of black and Hispanic students taking and passing Advanced Placement tests. An article by Andrew Mollison that appeared in Ed Next in 2006 examined the growth of the AP program over its 50 year history.

(A new book about the school district, Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in Montgomery County Public Schools, was reviewed by Mike Petrilli earlier this year.)

Last updated December 2, 2009