Texas students, teachers get cash for passing AP exam scores

12/15/2003 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Thanks to funding from Texas Instruments and other benefactors, some students in 15 Texas school districts receive $100 bonuses for passing Advanced Placement exams, while teachers receive $150 bonuses for each student who passes. Bob Daniel, principal of Tascosa High School in Amarillo, says the incentive program has spurred a 300% increase in the number AP tests taken over the past three years.

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