The Board desires to provide at least four (4) Advanced Placement courses at each high school. The Superintendent or designee shall recommend subject areas for Advanced Placement courses at each school based on student interest, availability of qualified certificated staff, and the availability of instructional materials and other resources. To increase the capacity of the school to offer these courses, the Superintendent or designee shall provide staff development and support to Advanced Placement teachers and shall explore alternative methods of delivering Advanced Placement courses, including, but not limited to, online courses.
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the District’s curriculum provides opportunities for students to acquire the skills necessary to successfully undertake Advanced Placement coursework.
The Superintendent or designee also shall provide academic support services designed to increase the rate of successful participation in Advanced Placement courses offered by the District.
All students who meet course prerequisites shall have equal access to Advanced Placement courses.
Grades for Advanced Placement courses shall be weighted to reflect the rigorous nature of these courses in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.
48980 Parental notifications
52240-52247 Advanced Placement program
52270 Education technology grants, access to online AP courses
Code of Regulations, Title 5
3840 Advanced Placement as program option for gifted and talented students
First Reading: 10/13/04
Governing Board Adoption: 11/10/04