August 12, 2014 in Nation/World

AP exam grants: how much each state is receiving

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at how much each state received in Education Department grants to reduce the cost of advanced placement exams for low-income students. The grant covers advanced placement exams administered by the College Board, the International Baccalaureate Organization and Cambridge International Examinations:

StateApplicantAmount*
AKState of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development$26,843
ALAlabama Department of Education$40,034
AZArizona Department of Education$704,137
CACalifornia Department of Education$10,736,965
COColorado Department of Education$455,128
CTConnecticut State Department of Education$293,444
DCOffice of the State Superintendent of Education$141,334
DEDelaware Department of Education$97,841
HIHawaii State Department of Education$104,030
IAIowa Department of Education$59,823
IDIdaho State Department of Education$75,552
ILIllinois State Board of Education$2,224,219
INIndiana Department of Education$474,939
KSKansas State Department of Education$82,176
KYKentucky Department of Education$464,887
LALouisiana Department of Education$281,745
MAMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education$672,919
MDMaryland State Department of Education$635,077
MEState of Maine, Department of Education$83,961
MIMichigan Department of Education$639,367
MOMissouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education$188,048
MSMississippi Department of Education$54,287
MTMontana Office of Public Instruction$4,604
NCNorth Carolina Department of Public Instruction$759,099
NENebraska Department of Education$5,331
NHNew Hampshire Department of Education$30,399
NJNew Jersey Department of Education$585,366
NMNew Mexico Public Education Department$46,240
NVNevada Department of Education$435,616
NYNew York State Education Department$2,643,454
OHOhio Department of Education$349,518
OROregon Department of Education$198,258
PAPennsylvania Department of Education$596,608
RIRhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education$74,057
SDSouth Dakota Department of Education$7,513
TNState of Tennessee$67,516
TXTexas Education Agency$3,018,808
VAVirginia Department of Education$358,608
VIVirgin Islands Department of Education$16,745
VTVermont Agency of Education$29,928
WAOffice of Superintendent of Public Instruction$655,883
WVWest Virginia Department of Education$62,693
Totals

Note: The award amounts reflect the amounts needed to fund the spring 2014 exams and a portion of the spring 2015 exams for each state.

Source: U.S. Department of Education

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