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The Arts Matter
Crystal Barrick, Assistant Director, Communications
05/27/2016
“There’s no doubt arts education is important and beneficial for college and career readiness. The College Board speaks to schools all across the country to make sure the arts have their rightful place. But I think we as educators have to pause. We need to confess and declare that education is not just about preparing for college and careers. It is a soul craft.”
Celebrate 60 Years of Advanced Placement at the 2016 AP Annual Conference
The College Board
05/23/2016
Join the College Board in Anaheim, CA, July 13–17, 2016 for the AP Annual Conference, the largest professional development gathering of the Advanced Placement Program® (AP) and Pre-AP® communities.
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Winners of the Second Atlantic and College Board Writing Prize Contest Recognized in D.C.
Michael Preston, Associate Director, Communications
05/20/2016
On May 17 in Washington, D.C., the College Board and The Atlantic teamed up once again to recognize some of the best student writing in the world.
9th Annual National Chinese Language Conference
José Rios, Director, Multicultural Communications
05/19/2016
The National Chinese Language Conference, a forum co-organized by the College Board and Asia Society that discusses best practices in Chinese language and culture education, celebrated its ninth annual event this year.
Meet the 2016 SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction
Maria Eugenia Alcón-Heraux, Director, Communications
05/19/2016
The SpringBoard Teacher of Distinction award recognizes and celebrates exceptional educators for their excellence in conveying the core principles of the SpringBoard program. Through their instruction, these teachers have inspired a love for learning in their students and have become distinguished leaders in their schools.
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SAT Score Release: What Does Higher Ed Need to Know?
Abby Hexter, Director, Communications
05/17/2016
This May, more than 300 higher education professionals joined Jack Buckley, Senior Vice President of Research, and Stacy Caldwell, Vice President of College Readiness Assessments, for a “live FAQ” about scores from the new SAT. Stacy and Jack addressed and answered the most pressing questions we’ve heard from the higher ed and K-12 communities about new SAT scores.
Students can now get their SAT online score reports.
Cyndie Schmeiser, Chief of Assessment
05/17/2016

The following article originally appeared on Forbes.com on May 12, 2016. Read the original post.

In 2014, the College Board announced it would redesign the SAT to better reflect what students need to know to be ready for college, and to connect them with more and better opportunities. Now, scores for the very first administration of the new SAT — which took place in March — are available online.

Information about New SAT to ACT Concordance Tables
College Board Communications
05/12/2016
Today on ACT’s website, ACT CEO Marten Roorda called into question the integrity of the new SAT concordance tables. It is vital to students and our members that we correct this misinformation.
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#APTeacherAppreciation
Kristin Tobias, Assistant Director, Student Communications
05/09/2016
Tuesday was Teacher Appreciation Day, and we celebrated on social media by asking the AP community to share their #APTeacherAppreciation.
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New SAT Scores Are Now Available!
College Board Communications
05/09/2016
On May 9, scores from the March SAT® administration were provided to educators in a data file on the new integrated score portal. Students will receive their scores on May 10. Check out the College Board's resources for accessing, understanding, and using new SAT scores.

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