AP exam

FRANKFORT, Ky. - An effort to boost the number of Kentucky high school students taking Advanced Placement classes and passing the end-of-year exams could be hampered by a lack of funding. The state Board of Education heard an update Wednesday on AdvanceKentucky, a program that trains teachers and offers incentives for achieving qualifying scores.

College Board

LEXINGTON, Ky. - More than 12,000 Kentucky public high school graduates took an Advanced Placement Exam last year according to new data released Wednesday by the College Board. That represents a 74 percent increase from the graduating class in Kentucky five years ago.