Houston schools may require students to take AP, IB tests

03/26/2010 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

The Houston school district is considering making Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests mandatory in an effort to assess the quality of its courses. Under the plan, the district would pay for the students to take the exams at a cost of about $842,000 a year for more than 21,000 tests.

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