UPDATE ON AP (ADVANCED PLACEMENT) EXAMS

By: Belinda Gonzalez-Leon, Ed. D., MBA

Premier Educational Consulting, LLC

Email: bleon@bleon-pec.com

Ph: (305) 494-9389

 

  • The College Board is providing free remote learning resources for AP courses.
  • Face-to-face AP Exams will NOT take place.
  • Students will take a 45-minute online exam at home. This can be done via computer, tablet, or smartphone. In some cases, a photo of handwritten work is also acceptable.
  • The College Board will work with local instructors so that the exam will only include what AP teachers and students covered in class through early March.
  • Each AP exam will have two different testing dates and they will be spaced out on the calendar.
  • Exam dates will be released on April 3.
  • The College Board is unlocking any “relevant free-response questions in AP Classroom for digital use” in order to allow students to practice all types of questions on the exam.
  • If a student wishes to cancel their exam registration, they may do so at no charge.
  • Students with difficulty obtaining connectivity in order to prepare or take the exam will be given resources to do so by the College Board.
  • The College Board has assurance from Colleges that all of this is acceptable.
  • In some cases, Portfolio due dates have been extended to May 26; the number of works to be submitted has been decreased; or exams are no longer required only portfolios. As follows:

 

Taken from: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update

 

 

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