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Happy National Decision Day!

Over the last few weeks, millions of high school students have celebrated years of hard work by announcing their college decisions in creative, original ways. The College Board has been following the excitement on social media through the #Collegiance contest.

AP Para Todos Community Event
To celebrate the 10th annual Prepárate conference and highlight the importance of the Advanced Placement Program, the College Board and the New York City Department of Education hosted a community event for over 300 Latino students and their families on April 18.

If the saying is true that states are the laboratories of democracy, then the Sunshine State has perfected an educational strategy that’s worth replicating for Latino students across the country.

Education Leaders Honored at the Middle States Regional Forum
Arsallah Shairzay, Dean of Early College and Advanced Placement Program® at the Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, DC and Rodney Morrison, Associate Provost for Enrollment and Retention Management at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY recently received prestigious recognition from the Middle States Region of the College Board for their service and leadership in education.
The College Board Remembers George Hyde Hanford, Photo credit: Micah Brown

George Hyde Hanford served the College Board with distinction for 32 years, including as president from 1979 until his retirement in 1986. Through archived memos, letters, newspaper clippings, and conference agendas, All Access was able to gain insight into legacy of George Hyde Hanford, who died Sunday, April 3 at age 95.

Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of College Advising Corps, on PBS's <i>Charlie Rose</i>.

We at the College Board are always glad when the vital work of our friends and partners to increase educational access and opportunity is widely recognized. Consequently, we were very happy to see Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of College Advising Corps (CAC), interviewed on Charlie Rose last month.

#Collegiance Returns: Celebrate Students’ College Decision

For the second year, the College Board is recognizing the hard work of these students with #Collegiance, a social media contest for students who pledge their collegiance in a creative and original way on Instagram.

New Report on Diversity and Inclusion Now Available from the Access & Diversity Collaborative

The Access & Diversity Collaborative has released its new report on diversity and inclusion, titled "Bridging the Research to Practice Gap: Achieving Mission-Driven Diversity and Inclusion Goals".

Check out the full report by clicking here!


A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
What Does the Research Say on Test Optional?

A panel of experts gathered at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) meeting in Phoenix last week to discuss the implications of test-optional policies and talk about systematic processes that institutions can put in place to increase college access and success for all students. Jack Buckley, senior vice president for research at the College Board, discussed various claims being made about the purpose of assessments like the SAT.