Column: This year’s AP tests will be shorter and online, a gift to students and colleges

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Mar 25, 12:00 AM

Column: This year’s AP tests will be shorter and online, a gift to students and colleges

The College Board has announced that its most important product, the Advanced Placement exam, will be administered as a 45-minute online test this spring, compared with the usual three-hour, in-person affair. This seemed a trifle to me at first, hardly worth the trouble, until I saw how the decision relieves a nightmare facing America’s colleges.

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