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The Advanced Placement Tests on Which Black Students Have Been More Likely to Succeed

The Advanced Placement Tests on Which Black Students Have Been More Likely to Succeed

Of the 34 AP examinations offered in 2013, African Americans scored the highest on several foreign language tests. Also the racial gap in AP scores were the lowest on many of the foreign languages tests.

The Large Racial Gap in Advanced Placement Examination Scores

The Large Racial Gap in Advanced Placement Examination Scores

Participation of African American students in Advanced Placement programs at U.S. high schools has soared in recent years. But a huge racial gap persists in performance on AP examinations.

Black Students Taking More AP Tests, But the Racial Scoring Gap Persists

Black Students Taking More AP Tests, But the Racial Scoring Gap Persists

In 2011, Blacks were 14.7 percent of high school graduates, took 7.2 percent of AP tests, and were 4.1 percent of those who passed AP examinations.