The College Board is committed to the idea that students can improve through practice. Over the course of this year, we'll be talking to student-athletes about the parallels between what they need to do to achieve success in both the classroom and on the field of play. In this first chapter of an occasional diary - Learning through Practice - the College Board talked to O'Koye Parker, a senior and college-recruited basketball player at Caravel Academy in Bear, Delaware, about how he's approaching his senior year and the importance of practice to his life.
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Johns Hopkins University Press Releases Measuring Success: Testing, Grades and the Future of College Admissions. The new volume explores the research and policy implications of test-optional practices, considering both sides of the debate.
The New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) announced Thursday that a record-high number of juniors took the SAT, thanks in large part to the first year of the citywide SAT School Day. The College Board joined NYC DOE at the Hamilton Grande School in Harlem to recognize this achievement.
Updated February 19, 2018
Last November, College Board President & CEO David Coleman spoke with nearly 200 school board members at the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Annual Conference.
Starting when SAT registration for the 2018-2019 school year opens in April, students who take the SAT or the SAT Subject Tests with a fee waiver will be able to send their official score reports to as many institutions as they want - for free.
Recently, the College Board hosted a series of webinars that highlighted key trends in SAT scores, what these trends mean for the current application cycle, and what enrollment leaders can expect in 2018 and beyond.
J.D. Vance, author of the best-selling memoir Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, encourages educators to think about how we can better support America's rural students.
The College Board has developed a comprehensive environmental context dashboard tool that will allow admission leaders to make more informed decisions about which students to admit. In a session led by College Board researchers and practitioners from institutions who have utilized the dashboard in its pilot phase to make and analyze admission decisions, participants learned about the intended uses of the tool, what it might look like in practice, and the potential to change the way we think about holistic admission.