Recruiting Our ‘Missing’ Students

A superintendent details his mission to enroll underrepresented students in Advanced Placement classes

The school district applied to partner with Equal Opportunity Schools, a nonprofit firm in Seattle, Wash., dedicated to ensuring all students have equal access to the most academically intense high school programs to tackle the participation gap. EOS is the national experts in finding “missing students” and enabling leaders to achieve equitable access in advanced academic programs.

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Once Discovered, Underrepresented Students Have Much to Share

In the Equal Opportunity Schools’ program to close the equity gap in advanced course taking in high school, students are surveyed about their experiences. In this sidebar article to “Recruiting Our ‘Missing’ Students” a few comments are shared by students of color and low-income students, addressing their experiences in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.

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