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Partnership with the College Board

State and District Partnership to Build California’s future

Strengthening rigor, increasing efficiencies, enhancing performance, and improving college completion

Throughout California, more than 402 leading organizations participate as members of the College Board, including higher education institutions, districts, and secondary schools.

Participation in the Development of AP

  • 2013 AP Readers: 993
  • California represents 8.7% of all AP Readers
    • AP High School Teachers: 724
    • College and University Faculty: 269
  • 2013 AP Professional Development Leaders — Total: 124
  • 2013 AP Development Committee Members — Total: 36

Together, California and the College Board provide college and career access to the state’s students through multiple pathways and rigorous programs of study that prepare them to meet the challenges of the 21st century as professionals and as engaged citizens of their communities.

Through a range of programs, the College Board plays an integral role in supporting California’s education goals and providing equal access for all students to the tools they need to ensure their college readiness and career success. By collaborating with the College Board, the state of California and its districts have recognized that a solid education is more important than ever before, especially in STEM courses and initiatives — developing not only content knowledge but the critical thinking skills required to fuel lifetime accomplishment.

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