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Interested Schools Need to Apply Now for 2016-17
August 27, 2015 | Comments
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We are very excited to announce the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) / A+ College Ready Program's Request For Proposals (RFP) for 2016-17

The primary goals of the program are to build a pipeline of students prepared for the rigor of college; strengthen the teaching of AP mathematics, scince, English, social studies, and computer science courses; build enrollment in these courses; and increase the number of students taking and earning qualifying scores on AP exams. Approximately 20 new program schools will be selected through this competitive RFP process.

Click the button below to download the full RFP with all the details, including deadlines and specific requirements. The first page is a cover letter from Dr. Tommy Bice. If you have any questions, contact Teri Thompson, A+ College Ready Chief Program Officer: teri@aplusala.org. Good luck!

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Invitation to 2015 AP Celebration
August 27, 2015 | Comments
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Event planned for September 10th, Governor Robert Bentley and Dr. Tommy Bice will celebrate with ALSDE / A+ College Ready schools the outstanding achievements of their students over the 2014-15 year. Click 'Read More' below and forward the invitation to those who may be interested in attending.
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A+ College Ready Announces the Social Studies and Civics Education Initiative
August 18, 2015 | Comments
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When Cohort 6, 7, and 8 schools begin the 2015-16 school- year, AP US History and AP US Government and Politics teachers and students will find that they will have program support, including materials and resources, similar to what A+ College Ready currently provides for AP math, science, and English courses. [continue reading]
Alabama Leading Expansion of Computer Science
June 22, 2015 | Comments
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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... [continue reading]
Meet the Trainers at CS4AL
June 22, 2015 | Category: Resources Slideshow | Comments
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