New schools added to AP program

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Governor Riley and State Superintendent of Education Joe Morton have announced a plan to make it easier for high school students to get college credits.
20 more schools have been added to the A-plus College Ready program.
The statewide initiative lets high school students take advanced placement courses in math, science and english for college credit.

"You may not have to take as many Biology courses or Chemistry courses because you've scored high enough on the AP Exam," says Morton.

Funding for the initative is the result of a public-private partnership.

This is the third year schools have been added to the program.

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