How CPS is Hoping to Bridge Another Achievement Gap

High school students who take Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes are more likely to enroll in and complete their first year of college, according to research.
In order to close that achievement gap, the district says it’s partnering with a national nonprofit called Equal Opportunity Schools. That group already works in districts around the country to increase the number of low-income and minority students succeeding in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses, intended to give students a more rigorous, college-bound education.

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