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Access to AP Courses in STEM to Grow With $5M Google Gift

December 5, 2012

STEM

By Erik Robelen on December 4, 2012 10:39 AM

Fueled by a $5 million grant from the technology company Google, more than 800 public high schools will be invited to start up Advanced Placement STEM courses with a focus on attracting more female and minority students who show strong potential to succeed.

The new program—to be developed by the College Board in collaboration with the nonprofit DonorsChoose.org, the grant recipient—will work directly with teachers in qualifying schools to help them obtain the training and classroom resources they need to launch AP courses.

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