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Morning Read: How students find success — through failure — in Advanced Placement classes

LA School Report | June 20, 2016



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AP classes are tougher, but students are better prepared for college
Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge courses are increasing rapidly in high schools. This includes places like Cardozo High School in Washington, D.C., where 99 percent of the students are low-income and few land on the high-achievement end of any bell curve. But teachers and students at schools like Cardozo and a San Diego charter school have a different attitude and say the inner-city students are being more challenged. By Jay Mathews, Washington Post

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