Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
-- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced Charleston County School District will receive a $313,195 grant and Lancaster County School District will receive a $639,188 grant to increase the participation of low-income students in Advanced Placement (AP) and pre-AP courses.
The funds will be used to improve academic preparation for AP coursework and to expand the number of AP courses offered.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.