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From Hip Hop to Environmental Sustainability, Students Master Skills for School and Life with AP Capstone
Deborah Davis, Director of Digital Content, The College Board
02/25/2015
Two students share their thoughts on the benefits of AP Capstone – two new courses created by the Advanced Placement Program. Srimayi Tenali, a junior at West Shore Junior/Senior High School in Melbourne, Florida explains how AP Capstone allows students to choose their own topics of research and how the course taught her to write papers that are concise and effective.
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Thomas Edison State College’s Open Course Option Opens Doors for Adult Learners
Stephen Phillips, Assessment Strategist and Marc Singer, Vice Provost, Center for the Assessment of Learning at Thomas Edison State College
02/24/2015
For decades, Thomas Edison State College has been granting credit to students for learning that they have acquired through workplace training, professional certifications, and military service. Stephen Phillips and Marc Singer from Thomas Edison State College provide an overview of the institution's Open Course Option.
Listen Now! Access to Opportunity and the African American Community
Michael Preston, Senior Communications Specialist
02/24/2015

On Tuesday, February 17, the College Board hosted a webinar with Steve Colon, Vice President of Access to Opportunity, and Wendell Hall, Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy, focused on the work of the College Board’s Access to Opportunity Initiative, and how it can better serve the unique needs of the African American community.

You can listen to a recording of the webinar here.

Michael J. Sorrell, Esq. President Paul Quinn College
College Board Communications
02/18/2015
Paul Quinn College President and College Board Trustee Michael Sorrell has announced that beginning in the fall of 2015, the school will adopt a new student financial structure that will result in the average on-campus student graduating with less than $10,000 of student loan debt and four years of real world work experience.
Members of the French delegation and the College Board in Albertine; a new French and English bookstore, and project of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Annalisa DeJesus, Associate Director, International
02/13/2015
In December, the College Board welcomed members of the French Ministry of Education to New York to build on a collaboration to increase the number of U.S. students studying at higher education institutions in France and the number of French students studying at U.S. universities.
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System
Jeanie Griffin, Language Arts Teacher, West Shore Junior/Senior High School
02/11/2015
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System. Last year Newsweek recognized West Shore as one of America’s Top High Schools.Jeanie Griffin, Language Arts Teacher at West Shore Jr./Sr. High School shares her experience teaching AP Capstone for the first time, and discusses how her students are responding to the new curriculum.
Register Now: Access to Opportunity and the African American Community
Jose Rios, Director, Multicultural Communications
02/10/2015

As part of the College Board’s recognition of Black History Month, members are invited to join Steve Colon, Vice President of Access to Opportunity and Wendell Hall, Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy for a webinar focused on the work of the College Board’s Access to Opportunity Initiative, and how it can better serve the unique needs of the African American community.

What: Access to Opportunity and the African American Community

When: Tuesday, February 17, 2014, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ET

College Board's Equal Opportunity Center in DC
Michael Preston, Senior Communications Specialist
02/10/2015

There is a common thread running through all of the work that the College Board does: delivering opportunity to students. New developments such as the expanded scholarship opportunities through the PSAT/NMSQT®, the College Readiness and Success System and the Assessment Redesign, and our Access to OpportunityTM initiatives provide the foundation for this work.

New Albany High School Celebrates Successful AP® Program and Touts Benefits of AP
College Board Communications
02/09/2015
A recent post on the Blotter—the online student publication for New Albany High School in New Albany, IN—outlined strategies in place to help students through the process of succeeding both in AP classes and on AP exams. Assistant Principal Bill Krammes, who also serves as a member of the College Board’s Midwestern Regional Council, talked to the Blotter about the benefits of AP.
On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.
College Board Communications
02/09/2015
On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.

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