More than a hundred students marched from Georgia State University to the state capitol steps in downtown Atlanta to protest changes to the HOPE scholarship program.
The bill the house passed Tuesday would cut most recipients’ funding by 10 percent.
Today, the Senate passed a bill that would allow students to participate in extracurricular activities at other local public schools.
Their school can't already offer the activity.
The bill is named after Rachel Sackett, a sophomore at a charter school.
The sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment to tie state university tuition to inflation hopes it will give students more confidence about the cost of their classes, especially in light of potential cuts to the HOPE Scholarship.
Under Governor Nathan Deal's proposal announced this week, full Hope Scholarships would go to students who earned both a 3.7 high school GPA and a 1200 SAT score.
Those students would have to maintain a 3.5 average to continue receiving full state support.
State education officials were in Macon today to see how nearly 2-million dollars in technology is helping students learn at one local high school. Every child in the 9th and 10th grade has their own netbook computer.