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Exploring College Outcomes for Low-Income AP® Exam Takers with Fee Reductions. Research Report 2016-2

The focus of this study is to explore college outcomes for students who come from traditionally lower-income backgrounds, reporting a household income of $30,000 or less, and who were awarded a fee reduction to take one or more Advanced Placement® (AP®) Exams, compared to students…
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THE EFFECT OF MANDATORY COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS ON POSTSECONDARY ATTAINMENT AND CHOICE

Abstract This paper examines the effects of requiring and paying for all public high school students to take a college entrance exam, a policy adopted by eleven states since 2001. I show that prior to the policy, for every ten poor students who score college-ready…
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