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Maryland students again lead nation on AP exams

10th-Annual-AP-Report-to-the-Nation-LogoFor the eighth year in a row, Maryland students have led the nation on the Advance Placement exams, according to a new report from the College Board.

The percentage of Maryland seniors who earned a score of 3 or higher on one or more AP exams reached 29.6 in 2013, the highest percentage in the nation and an increase over the 28.1 percent in 2012, according to the College Board’s “10thAnnual AP Report to the Nation.” A score of 3 or better is the threshold at which many higher education institutions award college credit for high school students in an AP assessment.

Connecticut is ranked second in success, with 28.8 percent of its seniors earning a 3 or higher, followed by Virginia, with 28.3 percent.

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