New Jersey's public school students have the best Advanced Placement scores in the nation.
New Jersey's public school students have the best Advanced Placement scores in the nation, according to the College Board (College Board. 2010 AP New Jersey Summary Report).
Meet Jacqueline McNamara, an AP Calculus teacher at Mahwah High School. Mahwah High School is also home to Sharon Friess, winner of the 2009 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement for teachers. Sharon was one 50 teachers nationally selected for this award.
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Here are some additional facts about New Jersey's public schools:
- Students ranked in the top 3 on the 8th grade NAEP Math exam (Source: National Center for Education Statistics)
- More students took Advanced Placement tests than ever before (College Board 2010)
- NJ public school students’ writing scores are best in the nation (National Center for Education Statistics, 2008)