Gaston Caperton —

William Gaston Caperton III was the 31st Governor of the U.S. state of West Virginia from 1989–97. He was president of the College Board, which administers the nationally recognized SAT and AP tests. Caperton announced his intention to step down as president of the College Board effective June 30, 2012. He is a member of the Democratic Party... (wikipedia)

That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return.
The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society.
It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an anchor for increasing rigor in our schools. Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.
The number of students participating in A.P. has more than doubled in 10 years, and today almost 15,000 U.S. schools offer A.P. courses.