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Illinois to Provide SAT to All 11th-Graders Beginning Spring 2017
07/12/2016
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.
07/11/2016

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
07/08/2016
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!
06/29/2016

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
06/28/2016
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
06/28/2016
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
06/17/2016
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
06/07/2016
On June 2, 2015, Official SAT Practice for the new SAT went live on KhanAcademy.org, making free, world-class, personalized online practice available for all students. The platform now has more than 1.4 million unique users.
The Arts Matter
05/27/2016
“There’s no doubt arts education is important and beneficial for college and career readiness. The College Board speaks to schools all across the country to make sure the arts have their rightful place. But I think we as educators have to pause. We need to confess and declare that education is not just about preparing for college and careers. It is a soul craft.”
Celebrate 60 Years of Advanced Placement at the 2016 AP Annual Conference
05/23/2016

Join the College Board in Anaheim, CA, July 13–17, 2016 for the AP Annual Conference, the largest professional development gathering of the Advanced Placement Program® (AP) and Pre-AP® communities.

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