Reach Out to a Student about AP
All In is the College Board’s effort to unify and amplify the efforts of educators working to eliminate the barriers that these students face and to ensure that 100% of African American, Latino, and Native American students with AP potential enroll in at least one AP class in which they have potential.
Despite years of hard work from dedicated and committed education professionals in every part of this country, far too many students of color who have the potential to succeed in AP classes are not enrolled in those classes. As educators, we can’t condone such wasted potential, and as a country, we cannot afford it.
Why All In? In the 2013 cohort alone, only 9% of African American students who took the PSAT/NMSQT were identified as having AP potential. Within that small group, over half the African American students with AP potential did not enroll in any AP courses. What’s more, half of those students went to schools where AP classes were offered.
Together we can — and must — do something to move the needle now and eliminate barriers for students with potential.