The first time that Joseph met with his college adviser, Brandon Smalls, he had a clear goal in mind: attend Texas State University and become a veterinarian.
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Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of College Advising Corps, was among Time magazine's 31 trailblazers changing the south. With roots in Charlottesville, Virginia, the advising program that helps underserved students with the college application process quickly expanded to meet needs.
My family understood the respectability politics of education. That’s why my mom ironed my school clothes at the start of every week, why my pleats were always perfect, and my shoes always shined. In my mother’s eyes, I had to look the part of a scholar.
From W.E.B. Dubois’ early 20th century classic, The Souls of Black Folk, to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s bestseller, Americanah, Black authors have undoubtedly left their mark on the literary world.
Less than half of the public can name a single Supreme Court justice, and nearly two thirds can't name the three branches of government. These are just two facts about civics knowledge that Stefanie Sanford, the College Board’s Chief of Global Policy and External Relations, shared at the opening plenary for this year’s Advanced Placement Annual Conference (APAC). Joined by Jad Abumrad, host of the hit podcast RadioLab, and Stephen Meinhold, professor and chief reader for AP Government and Politics, the panel explored the intersection of civics and education.
Not even three days in the sweltering San Antonio heat could stop the College Board from bringing cool new resources and energizing professional development sessions to this year’s
The AP Annual Conference launched in Houston on July 20, where it was quite breezy…but we think it’s the exciting winds of change around AP!
The college application process can be a whirlwind of emotions and who knows this better than graduating seniors.
On May 8, 2018, College Board was a proud sponsor of a convening of Native Scholarship Providers, educators, and researchers focusing on the representation of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students in education research and data.
There is nothing like a challenge between school districts to get the competitive juices flowing.
The College Board partnered with the Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) and the National Rural Educator’s Association (NREA) for two All In Official SAT Practice Challenges with the goal to boost college and career readiness by increasing access to Official SAT Practice (OSP).