and Arts Education in Iowa http://educateiowa.gov/index.
and download The K-8 General Music Iowa Core Alignment.pdf from the IAAE Legislative Resources page.
...All AP (Advanced Placement) classes deserve to be included in the RAI (Regents Admission Index). We understand that the RAI Score is a formula which determines automatic acceptance to Iowa's State Universities. It is also a factor in determining scholarships for our students. The index combines four factors deemed most valid in predicting success at regent universities: ACT or SAT test score, high school rank, high school cumulative grade-point average, and the number of completed high school core courses.
Almost all AP classes are included in this formula. However, AP Art History, AP studio classes, AP Music classes and AP Computer Sciences classes are excluded because they are not "core" courses....