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Author: Gregg Fleisher

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No Matter How You Slice It, The NMSI AP Program Provides a Greater ROI

There are many ways to consider ROI when it comes to our AP program.  For example, one could review the cost per student, or cost per additional college graduate, or cost per additional lifetime earnings of students in the program, or even cost per tuition saved.  But no matter which of these one considers, all of them provide a tremendous return on investment for our donors.     An average investment per school for our donors is $500,000, which allows us to implement the AP program for three years.  During these ...

How to Properly Measure AP Scores

Last week the College Board released their AP Report to the Nation, and the report showed that AP is thriving.  This news is great for the country as studies show that students do better in College and have a higher chance of graduating if they do well on AP Exams.  Intuitively, it is easy to see why this is the case.  All one has to do is look at released AP Exam questions for your favorite subject at http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/index.html , and you’ll see firsthand the rigorous material that AP students ...

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