Advanced Placement Students in College: An Investigation of Course Grades at 21 Colleges


This study examines the economic literacy of high school students participating in Concurrent Enrollment Programs, particularly those enrolled in Syracuse University Project Advance (PA) Economics. The findings show that students enrolled in PA performed better than AP/Honors students on the Test of Economic Literacy. PA students on a whole scored nearly one percentage point higher than AP/Honors Economics students and 17 percentage points higher than AP/Honors Social Studies students.

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Educational Testing Service
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