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Improvements, from A to P
At this year's AP Annual Conference, Trevor Packer gave attendees an overview of upcoming AP developments and led a robust conversation about potential changes further down the road.
For the Love of Art: 2016 Excellence and Innovation in the Arts Awards
Among the winners of this year’s 2016 College Board Awards for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts, there are stories about creating friendships between different generations, finding forgiveness in painful periods in history, and ensuring access to the arts for all who desire it.
Illinois to Provide SAT to All 11th-Graders Beginning Spring 2017
Yesterday, July 11, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced that it will provide the SAT at no cost to all public high school juniors during the 2016-17 school year. The SAT will replace the Partnership for Assessment Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment as the high school accountability exam in Illinois.

For over 40 years, the College Board’s Summer Institute for International Counselors has provided an interactive training experience for counselors at international secondary schools. This year introduced a new partnership with New York University that facilitated summer institute events at NYU’s global campuses this spring in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, and finally at the end of June in New York City.

Lessons from the ACCUPLACER & CLEP Conference Lessons from the ACCUPLACER & CLEP Conference
One of my goals for attending the recent ACCUPLACER & CLEP National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, was to get an answer to this question: what’s a typical day in the life of an ACCUPLACER user? Find out what I learned!
The AP Annual Conference is Almost Here!

Don’t forget to register for this year’s AP Annual Conference — on July 13–17 in Anaheim, CA — to share best practices with fellow educators, learn about the latest methods for enhancing AP courses, and hear from exceptional speakers, such as James McBride and Dr. Talithia Williams.

Newark Public Schools Partners with the College Board to Expand Student Access to SAT® Testing and AP® Course Work
Newark students will have access to additional college readiness assessments and increased opportunities to participate in college-level work in high school.
Celebrating the College Board’s Oak Circle
At this year’s Forum, Gordon Stanley will be cycling off as Chair of the Oak Circle, handing the post over to Leo Munson, Associate Provost at Texas Christian University. Leo has served on the Oak Circle Advisory Committee for the past three years and has a strong passion for the work that the Oak Circle leads. Learn more about the Oak Circle.
9th Annual NASAI Conference at Arizona State University
The College Board's Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI) is more than just another event to network, learn, and collaborate at — it’s also an important convening of thought leaders addressing advocacy for native students.
One Year Since Launch, Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy Is Leveling the Playing Field for Students
On June 2, 2015, Official SAT Practice for the new SAT went live on, making free, world-class, personalized online practice available for all students. The platform now has more than 1.4 million unique users.