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ILLINOIS IS GETTING HIGH MARKS FOR THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS EARNING TOP SCORES ON ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS. 
 
THE STATE IS RANKED 11TH IN THE NATION FOR THE PERCENTAGE OF HIGH SCHOOLERS EARNING A THREE OUT OF FIVE OR HIGHER ON THE TEST SAYS ILLINOIS BOARD OF EDUCATION SPOKESPERSON LAINE  EVANS.
 
 
MORE AND MORE ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOLERS ARE TAKING A-P EXAMS AND DOING WELL ON THEM.
 
 
A NEW STATE LAW REQUIRES ILLINOIS COLLEGES TO OFFER COLLEGE CREDIT TO STUDENTS EARNING AT LEAST A THREE ON THE EXAM. THE MOST POPULAR A-P EXAMS ARE ENGLISH, U-S HISTORY AND PSYCHOLOGY.

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