Screen Readers cannot navigate to the RCE for Essay Questions


This behavior has been resolved and deployed to the production environment as of 6/05/24.


In New Quizzes, screen readers cannot navigate to an Essay Question RCE. They get skipped over when navigating with screen reader navigation

Expected Behavior

Screen readers should navigate to an Essay Question in the RCE.


No workaround exists at this time.

Steps to Reproduce

Use a screen reader to navigate through the RCE to an essay question.

Additional Info


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