Can’t Spell “GAP” Without “AP”

21 05 2016

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Because the question of why there are so few blacks in difficult and rigorous courses is such a mystery.

However, if you read closely, you’ll find a fly in the AFFH ointment — The AP-GAP is also present in the mostly white suburban districts.

Also, fewer and fewer colleges are giving credit to high school AP courses, precisely because of the reason stated:  It saves tuition.  Do you think schools are in the business of collecting less tuition money?

I suppose the only solution is to force everyone into the pool, no high school diploma unless you pass AP Calculus.  Then ten years later, we’ll read about MUH DISPUT IMPAK and the high school graduation gap.  Solving one gap makes another worse.  We’re forever stuck on a Mobius Loop of worrying about gaps.


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22 05 2016
Thomas

Geeze, I might still be puzzling over these things too had I not stumbled into the dark enlightenment and read the bell curve.

22 05 2016
sondjata

Did you notice that there were high levels of AA enrollment in schools that were predominantly AA? One could say that it is BETTER for an AA to be in a predominantly AA school if you want them to take AP classes. Of course if you say that then you’re rac…..




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