Minnesota district recruits more minorities for AP classes

11/9/2010 | Minnesota Public Radio

Educators in many Minnesota schools say they are working to enroll more minority students in Advanced Placement courses as a way to close the achievement gap between white and minority students. In St. Cloud, officials say the key might be to recruit younger students for honors courses and other rigorous classes. While enrollment among minorities has increased, officials say, the numbers have not risen enough in relation to the overall percentage of minority students.

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