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Pulling a More Diverse Group of Achievers Into the Advanced Placement Pool
November 26, 2013
The New York Times
ORLANDO, Fla. — Every year, more than 600,000 academically promising high school students — most of them poor, Latino or black — fail to enroll in Advanced Placement courses, often viewed as head starts for the college-bound... more
What's New: Blog
Giving Thanks: A Reminder
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9:31AM
By Craig McKinney, AVID Teacher and Staff Developer
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I think it’s useful to reflect on things for which I am thankful:
I am thankful that I had parents who graduated from college and helped me see the importance of education throughout my life.
I am thankful that my parents read to me when I was young and assisted me with my homework.
I am also thankful that my parents introduced me to all kinds of culture, that I was able to travel to places foreign and domestic... more
What's New: AVID Scores with the Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins hosted 750 Florida AVID students for a college and career awareness day, focused on sports degrees and careers on the business side of professional sports... more
What's New: National Conference
What's New: Student and teacher speakers are the highlight of Summer Institute
What's New: Video Contest!
AVID Center is hosting a video contest starring YOU! Create a video that showcases AVID’s impact. Winning videos will receive $1,000