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DATE:February 20, 2017

 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Trends in Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Governorís School and Virtual Courses 2008-2016

RATIONALE

Attached is a table that maps the enrollment trends in advanced placement, dual enrollment, Governorís School and virtual courses since 2008.

 

The category of Virtual Courses was added to the document four 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.The number of virtual courses increased by approximately 30%.The number of students enrolled in advanced placement courses showed a decrease of approximately 30%.There was a significant increase in the number of dual enrollment courses, both at AHS/JRTC and at the Governorís School.

 

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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Attached: ††Dual Enrollment_AP_GS_Enrollment Trend Data_1-29-17