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AARP Legacy Award Celebrates Seaford High School for Innovation in Education
Date:4/2/2008

WILMINGTON, Del., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of AARP's 50th Anniversary and to recognize the outstanding educational achievements in public high schools throughout the nation, AARP today announced the winners of The Ethel Percy Andrus Legacy Awards. AARP has donated more than $1 million nationally to support educational programs which have demonstrated a commitment to connect generations and foster greater civic engagement among students and their communities.

In Delaware, the 2008 award is presented to Seaford High School in Sussex County for its Advanced Placement Incentive Program, which has enhanced student achievement and contributed to an improved environment for the students, school and community. During the 2006-2007 school year, there were 55 instances of minority students taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes with one student scoring a three and two fours on three AP classes during her sophomore year.

At Seaford Middle School, there were four sections of Algebra I with 34 minority students enrolled and one section of Algebra II with five minority students enrolled. The minority students in this program outscored their classmates in every content area at all tested grade levels on the Delaware Student Testing Program. The school's AP Incentive Program has resulted in an expansion of the number of high school AP classes from four to a dozen and dramatically increased the number of minority students as well as students overall who take AP classes.

AARP was founded 50 years ago by Ethel Percy Andrus, a retired teacher and principal from California. "Dr. Andrus was a champion for all generations who believed, as we do today, that the generations are connected by a strong commitment to values, community and service," said AARP Delaware state director Lucretia Young. "This award not only pays tribute to the legacy of Dr. Andrus, but also underscores our continued intergenerational commitment to recognize and encourag
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