Gewertz, C. (2017, October 06). The Power of One Small Gesture Can Dramatically Boost AP Enrollment.

Schools try all kinds of strategies to get students to sign up for Advanced Placement classes, but it turns out that one of the quickest and easiest has a dramatic impact. Researchers have found that students who receive short notes encouraging them to try AP classes are 49 percentage points more likely to enroll in AP than those who didn’t get such notes.

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