Recognizing the significant racial disparities among students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) courses at Middletown High School, students—along with school and district leaders—decided to take action.
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On September 30, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled for Harvard in the case: Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard. The Access & Diversity Collaborative has released a preliminary analysis of the case, and is offering several opportunities to learn more about implications for higher education.
The College Board is proud to announce that ten new institutions have licensed PowerFAIDS this year, with another dozen-plus schools expanding their use of PowerFAIDS.
Early decision and early action plans allow students to submit a college application in the fall (typically by November 1) with the promise of receiving a decision by mid-December. Early decision (ED) and early action (EA) plans can be beneficial to students who have thought through their college options carefully and have a clear preference for one institution.
This morning, more than 15 million students[i] walked
Don’t miss your chance to hear John B. King Jr., President and CEO of The Education Trust at the 2020 Higher Ed Colloquium. King served in President Barack Obama’s cabinet as the 10th U.S. Secretary of Education. He joined the U.S.
“Somebody has to run the place, and soon enough, it’s likely to be you,” Justice Neil Gorsuch told a crowd of students last week at the National Constitution Center. “So read the owner’s manual.”
As part of on-going efforts to provide school counselors and educators with high quality professional learning opportunities, the Counselor Community Engagement team planned and delivered another successful online Counselor Summer Institute, August 6-12. Free to all attendees, the institute provides counselors and educators training to support students and families through the college admissions process.
In Learning in the Fast Lane, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Andrew Scanlan, two of the country’s most respected education analysts, offer a groundbreaking account of Advanced Placement (AP). Learning in the Fast Lane traces the story of AP from its mid-twentieth-century origins to its emergence as a springboard to college for high schoolers nationwide, including hundreds of thousands of low-income and underserved minority students.