According to College Boards AP Cohort Data Report for the nations public schools graduating class last year, Michigans score of 20.6 percent ranks it 21st nationwide, marking a continuous improvement over the past 10 years.
Meanwhile, 21 Michigan public and private school districts were named to the College Boards 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll, an award recognizing districts that increase both student AP access and student percentage earning scores of 3 or higher.
AP Exams are college-level tests administered by the College Board. Michigan transitioned to using the not-for-profit organizations standardized college admissions exam, the SAT, as part of the Michigan Merit Examination in 2016.
The Minister said appointments were also being made to the local college boards. Cr Rayner will also serve as Deputy Chair of the Longreach Pastoral College board alongside new board member Belinda Turner who is skilled in agribusiness and financial management.
Kerryn Piggott will join the Emerald Agricultural College board, bringing her invaluable expertise in rural management.