Lacking internet access, A.P. students told to take exams in McDonald’s parking lot
Millions of high school students across the country this week took Advanced Placement tests in hopes of placing out of college coursework. For the first time, the tests were administered online, and the process was not without its hiccups. Perhaps most flagrantly, the College Board apparently had no plan for including students who lacked internet access: When a New York City teacher called the organization on behalf of a high-achieving student with no internet at home, the person on the other end of the line suggested she tell her student to take the test from the parking lot of McDonald’s, the New York Daily News reports. Getting grilled on history while noshing a McGriddle? No thank you.