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A+ College Ready works to expand AP course offerings in the key subject areas of math, science and English and increase the number of students receiving qualifying scores on these Advanced Placement Exams.

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Alabama Leading Expansion of Computer Science
June 22, 2015
ABC 33/40 in Birminhgam joined Alabama teachers and trainers on June 23, 2015 to witness the 21st-Century learning activities of Alabama teachers taking Computer Science Principles back to their high schools this fall. The training is part of a series of online, hands-on, mentorship, and ongoing peer-to-peer training and support, in order to train high-school teachers in a new Computer Science course and future College Board Advanced Placement course. The “CS4Alabama” project is a National Science Foundation-sponsored project in collaboration with the University of Alabama and A+ College Ready.

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Computer Science: Not Just for Math and Science Students Anymore
May 27, 2015
This blog post originally appeared in the CSTA Voice. Carol Yarbrough is in her seventh year as a Computer Science Teacher after spending more than 20 year working at aerospace and telecommunications firms as a programmer/analyst.Read More
 
A+ College Ready is Raising the Bar for Itself with Cohort VIII
May 19, 2015
Each year for the past seven years A+ College Ready (A+CR), in partnership with the State Department of Education (ALSDE), selects a group of Alabama high schools to participate in its program to advance college readiness. By applying to be a part of this program, these schools commit to implement highly rigorous Advanced Placement (AP) and pre-AP courses in math, science, and English to better prepare their students for success in college and careers.
 
So what’s special about Cohort VIII – the group of schools that will join the program this year? 
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