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Michael Preston, Associate Director, College Board
02/05/2016

All Access spoke with Tom Wilkins, a tenth-grade English teacher at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY, about his experience using SpringBoard's English Language Arts curriculm with Revision Assistant. The interview below has been lightly edited and condensed.

Michael Preston, Associate Director, Communications
02/05/2016

Can a computer program be trained to evaluate the quality of student essays? Yes — but only if there's a human hand to help guide it.

Members in the News: In Oakland, Building Boys Into Men
College Board Communications
02/05/2016
The New York Times recently highlighted the Office of African American Male Achievement at Oakland Unified School District, the first department within a public school district that focuses on the needs of African American young men. Christopher P. Chatmon, executive director of the office, serves on the College Board’s College Planning Advisory Committee where he supports the College Board’s work to provide guidance to students on their road to college.
Erin Langlois, Associate Director, Membership/Field Engagement
01/28/2016

At Forum 2015 in Washington DC, the College Board hosted a wide line-up of exemplary leaders who work daily to increase equity, access, and success in education. We also heard from inspiring students about which factors most affected their college preparatory experience. If you were unable to attend Forum, or want to relive a talk through sharing it with your colleagues and students, please check out the links below:

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Addressing the Needs of First-Generation Students
Liam Julian, Director, Communications
01/27/2016
“Diverse Perspectives on First-Generation Students,” a panel discussion at the Middle States Regional Forum in Baltimore, addressed issues and challenges related to students who are the first in their families to attend college.
The College Board Elegizes Anachronistic Verbiage with Recondite Panegyric; Celebrates Final Administration of the Extant SAT® on Jan. 23
College Board Communications
01/27/2016
"This is a new beginning for the SAT. Gone are obscure vocabulary words and tricky logic questions that are disconnected from the work students do every day," said Stacy Caldwell, vice president of the SAT Program at the College Board.
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Liam Julian, Director, Communications
01/27/2016
Reporter Hattie Kauffman delivered an inspiring opening keynote at this year's Middle States Regional Forum.
College Board Communications
01/21/2016
The College Board has decided to cancel the Saturday, Jan. 23, SAT® international administration at certain test centers. Learn more.
How to Access, Understand, and Use PSAT/NMSQT Scores
Stacy Caldwell, Vice President of College Readiness Assessments
01/13/2016

This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.

Members in the News: As justices weigh affirmative action, Michigan offers an alternative
College Board Communications
01/06/2016
Dr. Kedra Ishop, enrollment manager at the University of Michigan and member of the Higher Education working group and the SAT Committee at the College Board, was featured in a New York Times article after she increased the number of minority students in the University's 2015 freshman class by almost 20 percent in one year.

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