By partnering with high schools, we find students missing from the most rigorous classes and change their life trajectories. By identifying, enrolling and supporting missing students in challenging college-preparatory courses, we boost their academic motivation and achievement, and their likelihood of going to and graduating from college.
Our research, which includes detailed data on every Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate student in U.S. high schools, shows that at least two-thirds of a million students who are qualified for advanced courses are not enrolled in them each year.
THE GAP CAN BE CLOSED
Equal Opportunity Schools results show that with smart planning, missing students can be identified and quickly moved into advanced courses, leading to increased student engagement and performance and the closure of high school and college achievement gaps.
Schools around the country have already been successful in moving missing students up to AP success. Read More...