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05/30/2018

This year’s commencement ceremony at William Rainey Harper College, a community college in Palatine, Illinois, was a special one for the graduates. First, this year’s commencement marked 50 years of Harper College and the closing of a yearlong anniversary celebration.

Department of Defense Investment Helps National Math and Science Initiative Expand AP Access to Military-Connected Students Across the Country
05/10/2018

Thanks to a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), an additional 44 high schools in 11 states are receiving an unprecedented level of support from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) and the College Board to increase student success in Advanced Placement (AP).

Members of the Official SAT Practice Student Ambassador Program
05/02/2018

Last fall, eleven school districts across the country partnered with the College Board to run the Official SAT Practice Student Ambassadors Pilot Program. Throughout the year, over 100  students engaged with their classmates and communities to spread the word about Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy.

SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction (clockwise from top left): Sarah Arceneaux, Sylvia Ellison, LeAnn Klepzig, John Murray, Amanda Shackelford, Karen Kennedy
04/23/2018

SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction (clockwise from top left): Sarah Arceneaux, Sylvia Ellison, LeAnn Klepzig, John Murray, Amanda Shackelford, Karen Kennedy  

The College Board is proud to recognize six new SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction.  Each year SpringBoard recognizes teachers who demonstrate effective teaching practices and successful implementation of SpringBoard in the Classroom. College Board Teachers of Distinction represent the best in the profession and exemplify teaching excellence.

SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction (clockwise from top left): Sarah Arceneaux, Sylvia Ellison, LeAnn Klepzig, John Murray, Amanda Shackelford, Karen Kennedy
04/23/2018

SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction (clockwise from top left): Sarah Arceneaux, Sylvia Ellison, LeAnn Klepzig, John Murray, Amanda Shackelford, Karen Kennedy  

The College Board is proud to recognize six new SpringBoard Teachers of Distinction.  Each year SpringBoard® recognizes teachers who demonstrate effective teaching practices and successful implementation of SpringBoard in the Classroom. College Board Teachers of Distinction represent the best in the profession and exemplify teaching excellence.

Our 2018 Teachers of Distinction include:

Kentucky Students Use Their AP Courses to Solve Real-World Problems
04/13/2018

Students at The J. Graham Brown School and duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky, are doing more in their AP classrooms than learning college-level material in high school. Through the College Board’s AP with WE Service Program, they’re using their AP experience to help the world.

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03/28/2018

Now in its second year, SAT Practice Kickoff Week is a global challenge to schools and districts to get students to link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts and access their personalized SAT study plan on Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy.

Photo courtesy: Erin Reichert with her AP US History Students during graduation in 2017.
03/27/2018

Erin Reichert an AP Seminar, AP United States History and AP Human Geography teacher at Bluffton High School in South Carolina was recently awarded the Milken Educator Award, which is referred to as the “Oscar” of teaching. 

Apply Now for the College Board Professional Fellowship Program
03/27/2018

The College Board Fellowship Program application is now live! The program identifies, recognizes, and rewards rising leaders who are especially effective in closing the achievement and attainment gaps that separate African American, Latino, Asian Pacific and Native American students from their white peers. Members are invited to check out the application and share the information with potential candidates. 

New England Regional Forum 2018: Dr. Talithia Williams on How to “STEMpower” Our Students
03/07/2018

Dr. Talithia Williams is best known for lectures and lessons that “take sophisticated numerical concepts and make them understandable to a wide audience.” Her keynote at the New England Regional Forum was no exception, as she dug into data about today’s high school and college students and encouraged audience members to unpack it together.

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