Test Fee Reduction Program Receives Funding
OLYMPIA — February 17, 2015 — Funds are now available for low-income students who are eligible for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge Capstone program exams, the US Department of Education announced last week.
Qualified low-income students will now pay $12 per exam. This is a $6 decrease from last year’s reduced rate of $18 per exam.
There is no limit to the number of exams a student may take.
For more information on the program, as well how students qualify for the fee reduction, please visit Advanced Placement.
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