ProPublica analyzed federal education data from the 2009-2010 school year to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life. This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country. More than three-quarters of all public school children are represented. Read our story and our methodology.
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Educational Access in Kansas
High-poverty schools in Kansas are less likely than wealthier schools to provide students with the programs and classes —such as Advanced Placement courses—that researchers say will help them get ahead later in life. That disparity is more pronounced in Kansas than in many other states.
Kansas education officials say that lower AP enrollment doesn’t reflect the fact that many students prefer to take college-level courses at local community colleges instead of enrolling in their high school’s AP classes.
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- Unified Districts
- Elementary Districts
- Secondary Districts
- Free/Reduced Lunch
- AP Enrollment
- AP Pass Rate
- Advanced Math Enrollment
- Gifted/Talented Enrollment