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DATE:February 15, 2016

 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Trends in Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Governorís School and Virtual Courses 2007-2015

RATIONALE

Attached is a table that maps the enrollment trends in advanced placement, dual enrollment, Governorís School and virtual courses since 2007.

 

The category of Virtual Courses was added to the document three years ago.These courses are being taken through Virtual Virginia.Beginning with the ninth grade class of 2013-2014, completion of a virtual course will become a requirement for graduation.As a result, the number of students enrolled tripled from last year.The number of students enrolled in advanced placement courses more than doubled this year while enrollment in dual enrollment courses showed a sharp decline.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions about this trend data.

 

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ß 22.1-253.13:1. Standard 1. Instructional programs supporting the Standards of Learning and other educational objectives.D.10 and 11

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Mary Jane Mutispaugh

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Attached: ††Dual Enrollment/AP/GS Enrollment Trend Data 1-29-16