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In Lynwood, Advanced Placement classes are no longer only for the elite

By the time Elizabeth Valenzuela entered her senior year at Lynwood High School, she had taken seven Advanced Placement tests and earned potential college credit on five of them.

Before the change in thinking, advanced high school courses in Lynwood largely were reserved for the unofficial elite, such as students who’d been identified in elementary school as gifted.


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