Illinois ’21 Grads Third in Nation for A.P. Test Scores

Illinois ’21 Grads Third in Nation for A.P. Test Scores

(IOCI RADIO) – Students in the Illinois high school class of 2021 are getting high marks for their scores on advanced placement tests.

2021 graduates ranked third in the nation for the largest 10-year increase in those getting a three or higher on the exam, Illinois State Board of Education Director of Teaching and Learning Jennifer Kirmes said.

Kirmes said it can save families money, bur not all students have access to advanced placement opportunities. The board has grant programs to help schools train teachers and offer the courses.

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