- Floyd County Schools
Collegeboard AP Update- 3/20/2020
Floyd County Schools would like to share some VALUABLE information to all AP Students and Teachers in regards to AP coursework and AP Testing.
March 20, 2020, update on AP Central has been posted online HERE. This is a general overview, but you will find more course-specific information on the link:
As schools and communities navigate the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health and safety of educators and students are the AP Program’s top priorities. Here’s how we’re supporting schools:
- We’re providing free remote learning resources
- We’re investing in the development of a new at-home testing option.
Through our members across the country, we understand the new time constraints on everyone in the education community. These solutions are meant to be as simple and lightweight as possible for both students and teachers — without creating additional burdens for school leaders during this time.
Traditional face-to-face exam administrations will not take place.
Some students may want to take the exam sooner rather than later, while the content is still fresh. Other students may want more time to practice. For each AP subject, there will be 2 different testing dates.
The full exam schedule, specific free-response question types that will be on each AP Exam, and additional testing details will be available by April 3. We'll also unlock any relevant free-response questions in AP Classroom for digital use so students can access all practice questions of the type that will appear on the exam.
Some additional dates and scheduled communications from Collegeboard...
- March 23 – an update will be sent to students.
- March 25 – students will have access to free, live AP review lessons, delivered by AP teachers from across the country. These optional, mobile-friendly classes are designed to be used alongside work that may be given by schools.
- April 3 – the full exam schedule including the specific free-response question to
Continue to check the AP Updates for Schools Impacted by Coronavirus webpage for ongoing updates and links.
AP Exam Administration
Students remain eager to take AP Exams and have a chance to earn credit and placement. We surveyed 18,000 AP students and 91% indicated they want to complete this important step, urging us not to cancel this opportunity.
The AP Program will invest heavily over the next month in the following ways: