College Board changing how AP test-takers can submit answers after complaints of botched online exams

POSTED: May 20, 2020Category: NewsBY: AISA P9

After a tsunami of complaints about students having problems submitting answers during online Advanced Placement exams last week, the College Board said Sunday that it will allow some test-takers to email their responses this coming week. However, that does not apply to students who already had trouble with the exams.

The College Board, which owns the AP program, alerted students on Sunday and posted on its website details of the change, starting Monday, explaining how students taking browser-based AP exams can email their responses immediately if they are unable to submit them the preferred way. The email address provided will be unique to each student.

The change came after students taking AP exams in various subjects last week reported having trouble completing their exams, many of them encountering problems submitting answers through the testing platform. The College Board told them their only recourse was to retake the exam in June.

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