MAHS students among more than 200 invited to State Capitol to discuss benefits of AP program

ATLANTA – More than 200 high school students from across the state will gather at the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, to celebrate the Georgia’s 2020 Advanced Placement (AP) Legislative Day. Included in that body of students will be representatives from Monroe Area High School.

According to a press release, the students will have the opportunity to meet with Gov. Brian Kemp in the morning. They will then visit their state legislators’ offices in the afternoon to discuss their personal experiences with AP and the benefits of the program. These students will be advocating for state funding to ensure that low-income students can take end-of-year AP Exams and will be raising awareness of the need for a uniform, statewide AP credit policy at Georgia’s public higher educatons institutions that can help students save time and money in college. Statewide AP performance and participation data is scheduled to be released the following day.

The following schools will be participating:


Effingham College and Career Academy – STEM

Lamar County High School

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School

Dunwoody High School

Sequoyah High School

Gainesville High School

Georgia State University

Discovery High School

Luella High School

Habersham Central High School

Woodstock High School

Allatoona High School

Discovery High School

County Office

Ola High School

Cross Creek High School

Monroe Area High School

Mill Creek High School

Brookwood High School

River Ridge High School

Bartow County Schools

Flowery Branch High School


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