The first study was conducted by four prep schools—the Lawrenceville School, Phillips Academy, Phillips Exeter Academy, and St.
Paul's School —and three universities—Harvard University, Princeton University and Yale University.
For those who have attended my workshops, but didn't receive the handout, you can download it.
If you have questions about the laboratories, you may wish to visit the University of Georgia AP Biology web site.
A pilot program was run in 1952 which covered eleven disciplines.
In the 1955-56 school year, it was nationally implemented in ten subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, History, French, German, Spanish, and Latin.
Such an increase has occurred in nearly all AP exams offered, with the AP Psychology exam seeing a 281% increase over the past decade.
In 2017, the most taken AP exam was English Language and Composition with 579,426 students and the least taken AP exam was Japanese Language and Culture with 2,429 students.
The College Board, a non-profit organization though the cost may be subsidized by local or state programs.
Financial aid is available for students who qualify for it; the exam reduction is or per exam from College Board plus an additional rebate per fee-reduced exam from the school.