Mathews: Better to have taken AP and failed

11/24/2004 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews says a powerful chart in the education reform book "Do What Works" shows that Texas students who struggled in AP courses but failed the final exam were two to three times as likely to have obtained their bachelor's degree as students who never took the exam. Mathews says teachers and parents should use this data to rebut critics who worry about opening access to AP courses for everyone.

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