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UPDATED AP EXAM SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
New AP exam backup email submission guidelines. Beginning Monday, May 18 and continuing through the makeup window, there will be a backup email submission process for browser-based exams. Please click here for more information:
AP Test Information
College Board has announced that AP exams will not be administered as usual. This is the latest communication, updated as of dated April 3.
Key Changes to AP Exams:
- Exams will be given on a modified schedule from May 11 - 22
- Each exam is 45 minutes in length
- Students may take the exam on any electronic device Link to CB
- Exams will cover material learned by student in their AP classes prior to March 1
- Exams will have Free Response Questions only; no multiple choice
The March and May SAT exams have been cancelled and refunds will be issued to students. The College Board will be announcing the status of the June SAT in the coming weeks and will also be providing information about additional test dates. Free online practice tests and personalized learning tools are available for students on the College Board website.
(Updated 4/7) The College Board is encouraging students to prepare for future SAT testing opportunities through the online platform at Khan Academy
(Updated 4/6) The College Board has announced that they will be unable to provide additional opportunities for students to take the SAT during the school day for the current school year. The College Board is working to provide additional opportunities for students to take the SAT at school or outside of the school day when the situation allows.
April 4 test date has been moved to June 13. Students registered for April 4 will receive an email from ACT that will include instructions on how to reschedule to the June 13 test date or another national test date. There is no fee to reschedule. A free practice test is available on the website as well as free online test prep through the ACT Academy
Dual Credit Information
Dual credit deadlines previously announced have been suspended. Students and parents should contact their campus counselor for information about registering for courses for the 20-21 school year.
Fall 2020 class registration is now open for students that have applied to Collin and completed permission forms with their counselor. Students may be exempted from the requirement to take the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSI-A). This exemption would be noted on the ‘Collin Permission Form’ that students received from their counselors.
For students taking a dual credit course for the first time in 2020-21, see Dual Credit update above.
For graduating seniors: We are hopeful that an online testing format for the TSIA will be available for our students through Examity, a remote proctoring service. We will know the status of this service sometime in early May. (Updated 4/22)
As Plano ISD plans for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year on August 12, guidance from the State of Texas and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is pivotal in that planning. Following Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement last Thursday, the TEA is expected to release additional guidance for schools on Tuesday, June 23. On that same day, June 23 at 7:00 p.m., Plano ISD administrators will be presenting options for reopening school in the fall to the Plano ISD Board of Trustees at their regular school board meeting. The board meeting can be watched live online (or accessed via video archive the following day). Watch for updated information about reopening schools on our website at www.pisd.edu/2021planning. En español.
Welcome to the Plano ISD family! Online registration for new kindergarten through 12th grade students is now open. More information.
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