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State to offer cash incentive for scores on AP exam

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Students taking a certain Advanced Placement test in Arkansas could get cash for a good score.

In a report by KATV, the Arkansas Department of Education announced they will offer cash incentives to encourage students to score well on the Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam.

The class is only offered at roughly 50 of Arkansas’s nearly 400 public and charter schools, but those students able to access the computer class could get up to $1,000 for performing well.

Those at the ADE hope the cash incentives will help boost performance but also encourage more schools to offer the course.

To find out how much money a student receives for each score and where this money comes from, click here. 

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