Maryland schools outpace the rest of the nation when it comes to college readiness. And now, school leaders statewide are seeing another encouraging trend among minority students who take Advanced Placement classes.
Kundan Chintamaneni’s mother cannot keep up with the star calculus student’s use of sticky notes and scrap paper to solve the latest problem in the array of competitions he is always entering.
Since 1955, the College Board has allowed high school students to pursue college-level courses through its Advanced Placement (AP) Program. And for the fourth year in a row, Maryland schools remain ahead of the pack.