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 Gaston Caperton - “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.”
 Gaston Caperton - “Affordability is essential to opportunity,”
 Gaston Caperton - “The declining role of grants, which students do not need to pay back, concerns all of us, ... Affordability is essential to opportunity.”
 Gaston Caperton - “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.”
 Gaston Caperton - “The growth accomplishes a parallel increase in students taking demanding courses such as pre-algebra, calculus and physics. It is important to remember that the best preparation for the SAT is the day to day work students do in schools.”
 Gaston Caperton - “World language courses are developing students in a capacity in European and Asian languages and this gives them a deeper understanding of not only language, but culture. It brings prosperity and peace to this world.”
 Gaston Caperton - “The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society.”
 Gaston Caperton - “Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.”
 Gaston Caperton - “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.”
 Gaston Caperton - “I personally have learned a great deal during this period. Often, pain accompanies learning so I cannot say I have enjoyed this experience, and neither has anyone else at the College Board.”
 Gaston Caperton - “Although there are more students from low-income families with college aspirations and more first-generation college students, we need to do a better job of seeing these students through to graduation.”
 Gaston Caperton - “It's unfair to those kids who don't get to take those good courses and don't get the chance to go to college,”
 Gaston Caperton - “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.”
 Gaston Caperton - “We have deserving students who are kept out of college or have difficulty completing their degrees because of a lack of money. With increased competition abroad, this is exactly what we can't afford to have happening in this country.”
 Gaston Caperton - “At a time when more than 200 million children in China are studying English, only 24,000 children in the United States are studying Chinese, this initiative is one whose time has surely come.”
 Gaston Caperton - “It is our hope the AP can serve as an anchor for increased rigor in our schools and reducing the achievement gap.”
 Gaston Caperton - “Accuracy and integrity are the foundation of the College Board. The students who take our exams expect us to operate with the highest standards and we expect that of ourselves and our partner firms.”
 Gaston Caperton - “Our capacity to compete in a knowledge-based economy is going to depend on our ability to offer the opportunity of college success to every student who's willing to work to achieve it.”