Advanced Placement: Sources


Advanced Placement: Sources


This information was collected from statutes, state board regulations and and state education agency Web sites and was last fully updated in 2006. Limited information is included on federal AP programs; for details on states receiving funding through the U.S. Department of Education's Advanced Placement Incentive Program, please visit the department Web site.

ECS plans to update this database in the near future. In the meantime, please contact Jennifer Dounay Zinth at 303.299.3689 or jzinth@ecs.org with questions regarding state policies on this issue.
 

Sources
Alabama Financial incentives: July 24, 2006 Department memo
Teacher training: July 24, 2006 Department memo; National Governors Association Web site
Testing fees: July 24, 2006 Department memo; Department AP Fee Payment Program
Encouraging access: ACCESS Web site; National Governors Association Web site
Alaska Testing fees: Alaska Advanced Placement Examination 2005 Fee Reduction Policy
Arizona Teacher training: Options for Excellence Web site
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Scholarship: Department Web page
Collaboration: Options for Excellence Web site
Encouraging access: Arizona Virtual Academy Web site
Arkansas Offering mandated: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-16-1204, 6-16-1206; Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Rules Governing Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools; Ann Biggers, Arkansas Department of Education
Financial incentives: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-16-804; Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Rules Governing Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools
Accountability incentives: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-15-202, 6-15-2006
Teacher training: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-15-902, 6-16-804, 6-16-1203; Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Rules Governing Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools
Testing fees: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-16-804; Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Rules Governing Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools
Collaboration: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-17-309
Encouraging access: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-47-501, 6-16-1203 and -1204; Arkansas Virtual High School Web site; Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Rules Governing Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools
Credit for minimum scores: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-65-222
Course credit: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-15-902
California Accountability incentives: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 33126
Teacher training: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 99222
Testing fees: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 48980, 52240-52244; Department Web site
Collaboration: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 99222
Encouraging access: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 52270, CAL. CODE REGS. tit. 5, § 90001-90008; University of California College Prep Online Web site
Credit for minimum scores: CAL. CODE REGS. tit. 5, § 55753.7
Colorado Accountability incentives: COLO. REV. STAT. ANN. § 22-11-104; 1 COLO. CODE REGS. § 301-1
Testing fees: Colorado Department of Education Web site
Encouraging access: Colorado Online Learning Web site
Connecticut Teacher training: Department Web site
Testing fees: Department Web site
Delaware Teacher training: Mercedes Ferrari, Delaware Department of Education
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: Department Web page
District of Columbia Testing fees: College Board Web site
Florida Financial incentives: FLA. STAT. ANN. § 1011.62, 1012.225
Teacher training: FLA. STAT. ANN. § 1007.35
Testing fees: FLA. STAT. ANN. § 1007.27
Collaboration: . STAT. ANN. § 1007.22, § 1007.272
Encouraging access: FLA. STAT. ANN. § 1007.35, Florida Virtual School Web site
Credit for minimum scores: FLA. STAT. ANN. § 1007.27, FLA. ADMIN. CODE ANN. r. 6A-10.024
Georgia Teacher training: Department Web page; GA. COMP. R. & REGS. R. 160-1-4-.270; Web site
Testing fees: GA. CODE ANN. § 20-2-161.1; National Governors Association Web site
Encouraging access: Georgia Virtual School Web site; GA. CODE ANN. § 20-2-319.1; GA. COMP. R. & REGS. r. 160-8-1-.01, 160-1-4-.270; National Governors Association Web site
Hawaii Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: E-School Web site
Idaho Offering mandated: IDAPA 08.02.03, subsections 007.01 and 106
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Collaboration: IDAPA 55.01.03.005
Encouraging access: Web site; 2006 H.B. 847, Section 9
Illinois Offering mandated: 2005 S.B. 574 (Public Act 094-0534)
Teacher training: 2005 S.B. 574 (Public Act 094-0534)
Testing fees: Department Web site
Encouraging access: 105 ILL. COMP. STAT. ANN. 5/2-3.135; 2005 S.B. 574 (Public Act 094-0534); Illinois Virtual High School Web site
Indiana Offering mandated: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-30-10-4, § 20-36-3-5
Financial incentives: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-8
Accountability incentives: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-20-8-8; IND. ADMIN. CODE tit. 511, r. 6.2-6-6
Teacher training: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-7, 20-36-3-8
Testing fees: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-8
Collaboration: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-5
Encouraging access: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-8
Credit for minimum scores: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-36-3-11
Course credit: IND. ADMIN. CODE tit. 511, r. 6-7.1-6
Iowa Teacher training: IOWA CODE ANN. § 263.8C
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Access: IOWA CODE ANN. § 263.8C; Iowa Online AP Academy Web site; University of Iowa Web site
Kansas Testing fees: College Board Web site
Kentucky Offering mandated: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 160.348
Financial incentives: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.622
Accountability incentives: 703 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 5:140, 5:020
Teacher training: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.622; 704 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 3:510; National Governors Association Web site
Testing fees: College Board Web site; Department Web site
Collaboration: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.622
Encouraging access: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.622, 160.348; 704 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 3:510; Kentucky Virtual High School Web site; Department Web site; Barren Academy of Virtual and Expanded Learning (BAVEL) Web site; National Governors Association Web site
Credit for minimum score: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 164.098; 13 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 2:025
Louisiana Accountability incentives: LA. REV. STAT. ANN. § 17:3911
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: Louisiana Virtual School Web site
Maine Teacher training: National Governors Association Web site
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: National Governors Association Web site
Maryland Accountability incentives: MD. REGS. CODE tit. 13A, § 01.04.04
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: Maryland Virtual Learning Opportunities Web site; U.S. Department of Education Web site
Massachusetts Financial incentives: MASS. GEN. LAWS. ANN. ch. 69, § 1D
Teacher training: Department Web site
Testing fees: MASS. GEN. LAWS. ANN. ch. 69, § 1D; College Board Web site
Scholarship: MASS. GEN. LAWS. ANN. ch. 69, § 1D; MASS. REGS. CODE tit. 603, § 31.04; Massachusetts Department of Education Web site
Michigan Offering mandated: David Wakelyn, National Governors Association
Accountability incentives: MICH. COMP. LAWS ANN. § 380.1204a
Teacher training: Department Web site
Testing fees: Department document
Encouraging access: Michigan Virtual High School Web site
Minnesota Financial incentives: MINN. STAT. § 123A.443, 120B.132; Department memo
Accountability incentives: MINN. STAT. ANN. § 120B.13
Teacher training: MINN. STAT. § 120B.13, 120B.132; Department memo
Testing fees: MINN. STAT. § 120B.13, 120B.132; Department memo
Scholarship: Achieve Scholarship program Web page
Collaboration: 2007 H.F. 1063
Encouraging access: MINN. STAT. § 120B.13, 120B.132; Department memo; 2007 H.F. 1063
Credit for minimum scores: MINN. STAT. § 120B.13
Mississippi Offering mandated: MISS. CODE ANN. § 37-15-39; CMSR 36-000-113 (Mississippi State Board Policy Manual Code 2903)
Teacher training: MISS. CODE ANN. § 37-15-39; CMSR 36-000-113 (Mississippi State Board Policy Manual Code 2903)
Testing fees: Department Web site
Encouraging access: Mississippi Virtual School Web site; MISS. CODE ANN. § 37-15-39; CMSR 36-000-113 (Mississippi State Board Policy Manual Code 2903)
Missouri Financial incentives: MO. ANN. STAT. § 160.264
Accountability incentives: MO. ANN. STAT. § 161.101
Teacher training: Truman State University Web site; Southeast Missouri State University Web site
Testing fees: MO. CODE REGS. ANN. tit. 5, § 50-200.050
Encouraging access: Missouri Virtual School Web site
Montana Teacher training: Montana Office of Public Instruction Web site
Collaboration: MONT. CODE ANN. § 20-32-102
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: MONT. CODE ANN. § 20-32-102; Office of Public Instruction Web site
Nebraska Accountability incentives: NEB. ADMIN. CODE Title 92, Ch. 3
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Nevada Teacher training: National Governors Association Web site; U.S. Department of Education Web site
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: Clark County School District Virtual High School Web site; National Governors Association Web site; U.S. Department of Education Web site
New Hampshire Accountability incentives: N.H. REV. STAT. ANN. § 193-E3
Testing fees: College Board Web site
New Jersey Accountability incentives: N.J. STAT. ANN. § 18A:7E-3
Testing fees: Web site
Encouraging access: N.J. ADMIN. CODE tit. 6A, § 10A-3.2
New Mexico Accountability incentives: N.M. ADMIN. CODE tit. 1, § 18.924.311
Financial incentives: N.M. STAT. ANN. § 22-13-1.5
Teacher training: N.M. STAT. ANN. § 22-13-1.5; Department Web site; Department Request for Application for Advanced Placement Summer Institutes 2007
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: N.M. STAT. ANN. § 22-13-1.5
New York Testing fees: College Board Web site
North Carolina Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: North Carolina Virtual Public School Web site
North Dakota Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: North Dakota Center for Distance Education Web site
Credit for minimum scores: North Dakota University System procedure 403.7.4 Common Credit-By-Exam Guidelines and credit-by-exam chart
Ohio Offering mandated OHIO. REV. CODE ANN. § 3313.6013 (2006 S.B. 311)
Accountability incentives: Guide for Ohio's Report Card System 2006-2007
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Credit for minimum scores: OHIO. REV. CODE ANN. § 3313.6013 (2006 S.B. 311)
Oklahoma Schools that receive a one-time grant and demonstrate successful implementation of the courses for which the first grants were awarded may qualify for additional grants a minimum of four years after receiving an initial grant award. (OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.702)
Financial incentives: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.703, 7-204; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE 210:40-52-5
Accountability incentives: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 3-150; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE § 210:10-13-20
Teacher training: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.702, 1210.703; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE § 210:40-52-5
Testing fees: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.703; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE § 210:40-52-6.2, 210:40-52-5
Encouraging access: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.702, 1210.703; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE § 210:40-52-5
Oregon Offering mandated: OR. REV. STAT. § 340.005 through 340.090; OR. ADMIN. R. 581-022-1362 through 581-022-1370
Accountability incentives: OR. ADMIN. R. 581-022-1363
Teacher training: Department document
Testing fees: Oregon Advanced Placement Test Fee Program Eligibility Criteria
Collaboration: OR. REV. STAT. § 340.005 through 340.090; OR. ADMIN. R. 581-022-1362 through 581-022-1370
Encouraging access: OR. REV. STAT. § 340.005 through 340.090; OR. ADMIN. R. 581-022-1362 through 581-022-1370; Oregon Department of Education Web site; Department bulletin; 2007 H.B. 2263 
Credit for minimum scores: Chapter 636, Oregon Laws 2005; Robert Mercer, Oregon University System
Pennsylvania Testing fees: College Board Web site
Rhode Island
South Carolina Offering mandated: S.C. CODE ANN. § 59-29-190; 43 S.C. ANN. REGS. 225, 234 and 258.1
Teacher training: 43 S.C. ANN. REGS. 258.1
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Credit for minimum scores: S.C. CODE ANN. § 59-29-190
Course credit: 43 S.C. ANN. REGS. 258.1
South Dakota Teacher training: Department Web site
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: South Dakota Virtual High School Web site
Credit for minimum scores: South Dakota Board of Regents Policy Manual Policy 2:5
Tennessee Offering mandated: TENN. COMP. R. & REGS. 0520-1-3-.05
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Texas

Offering mandated: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 28.009 (as amended by 2007 H.B. 3485)
Financial incentives: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 28.053, 28.055, 39.114, 42.156; 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 74.29; "Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examination Results in Texas 2005-06," Texas Education Agency, June 2007
Accountability incentives: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 39.0721
Teacher training: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 28.053, 28.056; 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 74.29; "Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examination Results in Texas 2005-06," Texas Education Agency, June 2007
Testing fees: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 28.053, 28.054; 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 74.29; "Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examination Results in Texas 2005-06," Texas Education Agency, June 2007
Encouraging access: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 32.154; Texas Virtual School Web site; "Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examination Results in Texas 2005-06," Texas Education Agency, June 2007; Texas Middle School Program for AP Spanish Web site; Lighthouse Initiative Web site
Credit for minimum scores: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 51.968

Utah Financial incentives: UTAH CODE ANN. § 53A-17a-120; UTAH. ADMIN. CODE R277-712-3
Accountability incentives: UTAH CODE ANN. § 53A-3-602.5
Teacher training: UTAH. ADMIN. CODE R277-712-3
Testing fees: UTAH. ADMIN. CODE R277-712-3; Department Web site
Collaboration: UTAH CODE ANN. § 53A-15-101
Encouraging access: UTAH. ADMIN. CODE R277-712-3
Credit for minimum scores: UTAH CODE ANN. § 53B-16-105; Utah State Board of Regents Rule R470-9.1.2.1
Vermont Offering mandated: VT. CODE R. 22-000-003
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Virginia Offering mandated: 8 VA. ADMIN. CODE § 20-131-100
Accountability incentives: VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-253.13:3; 8 VA. ADMIN. CODE § 20-131-270
Teacher training: Department Web site
Testing fees: VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-253.13:1, 22.1-254.1
Washington Teacher training: Barbara Dittrich, Advanced Placement Program Supervisor, Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Testing fees: Department Web site
Encouraging access: Department Web site; Insight School Web site
West Virginia Offering mandated: W. VA. CODE § 18-2E-3a; W. VA. CODE ST. R. 126-42-5.6.1 (Chart VI)
Accountability incentives: W. VA. CODE § 18-2E-5; W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-13-10, 126-191-2
Teacher training: W. VA. CODE § 18-2E-3a, 18A-3A-5
Testing fees: College Board Web site
Collaboration: W. VA. CODE § 18A-3A-5
Encouraging access: W. VA. CODE § 18-2E-3a; W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-42-5; West Virginia Virtual School Web site
Credit for minimum scores: W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 133-15-1 through -5, 135-15-1 through -5
Course credit: W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-44L-4
Wisconsin Financial incentives: WIS. STAT. § 20.255, 115.28(45); Application Package for Advanced Placement Expansion 2006-2007; Chrys Mursky, Gifted and Talented and Advanced Placement Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Accountability incentives: WIS. STAT. § 115.38
Teacher training: Department Web site; National Governors Association Web site
Testing fees: WIS. STAT. § 120.12
Encouraging access: 115.28(45); Application Package for Advanced Placement Expansion 2006-2007; Chrys Mursky, Gifted and Talented and Advanced Placement Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; Wisconsin Advanced Placement Distance Learning Consortium Web site; Wisconsin Virtual School Web site; Department Web site; National Governors Association Web site
Wyoming Testing fees: College Board Web site
Encouraging access: Wyoming Department of Education Web site
American Samoa Testing fees: College Board Web site
Guam
Puerto Rico

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