Who belongs in AP classes?

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To some kids, AP classes sound as exciting as a bowl of bran flakes. Or as daunting as theoretical physics. So they don’t sign up. Even if they’re smart enough.

So how can parents and teachers convince kids to take the challenging courses?

One school district in Washington State figured out a simple solution.

Automatically enroll them if their standardized test scores are high enough – and make them opt out.

Read the text version on KPLU’s website.