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Colorado Students Excel on Advanced Placement Exams

                      Program to Close Achievement Gap Celebrates Record Gains DENVER, CO – Today the Colorado Legacy Foundation (CLF) in partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced  a 70 percent increase in Advanced Placement* (AP) scores for the 13 schools supported by the Colorado Legacy Schools initiative during the 2012-2013 school year. The Colorado Legacy Schools initiative is a local replication of NMSI’s proven Comprehensive AP Program, which has demonstrated an unprecedented track record closing the achievement gap ...

AP Program Expands in Colorado

By: Dr. Helayne Jones, President & CEO of the Colorado Legacy Foundation On February 26, the Colorado Legacy Foundation (CLF) announced the second cohort of schools to participate in the Colorado Legacy Schools initiative with funding from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). Colorado Legacy Schools is a local replication of the proven National Math and Science Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP), which has an unparalleled record of closing achievement gaps and increasing college readiness in program schools. This initiative provides funding for extensive teacher training, student ...

NMSI's Colorado Schools Rocking!

Great article on the progress of our National Math and Science Initiative program for schools with a large number of students from military families. Those 3 schools in Colorado account for just 1% of the total high schools in the state but over 19% of the increase in math, science and English AP passing! We are rockin' it in the Rockies!  "Widefield High School, Mesa Ridge High School, and Fountain-Fort Carson High School represent just more than 1 percent of the schools in Colorado giving AP exams, yet they accounted ...

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