Agenda Item #43
H-4. Brevard Public Schools Advanced Placement (AP) Diploma Proposal
Based upon inquiries from building level principals as well as research and information from the College Board, please find attached a proposal for implementing a Brevard Public Schools Advanced Placement (AP) Diploma. The proposal focuses on two requirements: school requirements to offer the diploma and student requirements to earn the diploma. The rationale is to create a diploma of distinction similar to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Certificate for students who do not choose or are not able to attend an IB Program or an AICE Program, as well as a
Upon your review and approval, the AP Diploma would be open to any school meeting the school requirements and would be available only to the students attending that specific school. There would be no additional dollars required from the District to seed the programs. In addition, a district AP Diploma would be designed and customized for the individual school. This is similar to the Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction awarded in other school districts.
Approve to move forward with the Brevard Public Schools Advanced Placement (AP) Diploma Proposal.
Information - 4/22/2008
Consent after Information5/13/2008
Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Walter L. Christy
Brenda B. Blackburn
Attachment: AP Diploma Proposal.pdf