Teachers get 'advanced placement' training

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A program in Lafayette is helping 150 Louisiana teachers learn how to bring the rigor of advanced placement education to their students.

The Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/1nNaCjH ) that the Lafayette Parish School System and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are hosting an Advanced Placement Summer Institute for middle and high school teachers. The institute began July 14 and continues through this week.

Participating teachers are learning about new techniques, testing procedures and resources for AP classes.

Lafayette Parish Academic Specialist Randy Bernard said the institute is working with both new and experienced advanced placement teachers.

Information from: The Advertiser, http://www.theadvertiser.com

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