China Suspends AP History Tests

June 24, 2019

The Chinese government ordered that Advanced Placement tests in history be suspended, Reuters reported. The suspensions of the tests -- which students take to try to earn credit at American colleges -- are part of a broader campaign by Beijing to bring history education in line with a version approved by the Chinese Communist Party. Affected tests are those in European history. U.S. history, world history and human geography. Tests in science, math and other subjects are not affected.

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