The Impact of Participation in the Advanced Placement Program on Students' College Admissions Test Scores

  title={The Impact of Participation in the Advanced Placement Program on Students' College Admissions Test Scores},
  author={Russell T Warne and Ross Larsen and Braydon Anderson and Alyce J. Odasso},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Research},
  pages={400 - 416}
ABSTRACT The Advanced Placement (AP) program is an educational program that permits high school students to take introductory college-level courses and receive college credit by passing a standardized end-of-course exam. Data were obtained from a statewide database of 2 high school graduating cohorts (N = 90,044). We used a series of propensity score analyses and marginal mean weighting through stratification to examine the impact of the AP program on students' academic achievement as measured… 
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