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AP/IB Federal Exam Fee Reimbursement Program

The appropriation notification for the Test Fee Reimbursement Program has been issued by the United States Department of Education.  The changes to the funding available for low-income students' AP and IB Exams in 2014 are:

As a result, low-income students in your school will need to pay a fee of $18 for each exam taken.

  

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Student Contribution

$18

Federal Subsidy

$37

College Board Fee Reduction

$26

College Board Exam Rebate (Waived for Low-Income Students)

$8

Total Exam Fee

$89

  

International Baccalaureate Exam Fee Reimbursement

SEAs may use AP Test Fee program funds to cover a portion of the cost of each approved exam taken by low-income students as follows:  up to $90 for each Diploma Programme test administered by the International Baccalaureate Organization.  For FY 2014, Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the International Baccalaureate Organization are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2014.


Supplement-Not-Supplant

Section 1706 of the authorizing statute requires that grant funds provided under the AP Test Fee program supplement, and not supplant, other non-Federal funds that are available to assist low-income individuals to pay for the cost of advanced placement test fees.

 


 

New Teacher's to Gifted Workshop

Monday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lindenwood University in the Spellmann Center

209 S. Kingshighway Ave., Saint Charles, MO  63301

This is a wonderful opportunity for Administrators of the Gifted and teachers new to Gifted Education to learn new techniques to meet the needs of our gifted learners.  This workshop will contain guest speakers from the field, information about the latest research in Gifted Education, and units/activities to utilize with the gifted in the classroom.

Check out the GAM website for more information and to register:  www.mogam.org .


 


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