At Forum 2015 in Washington DC, the College Board hosted a wide line-up of exemplary leaders who work daily to increase equity, access, and success in education. We also heard from inspiring students about which factors most affected their college preparatory experience. If you were unable to attend Forum, or want to relive a talk through sharing it with your colleagues and students, please check out the links below:
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"This is a new beginning for the SAT. Gone are obscure vocabulary words and tricky logic questions that are disconnected from the work students do every day," said Stacy Caldwell, vice president of the SAT Program at the College Board.
This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.
This past month, the College Board coordinated the 2015 Chinese Bridge Delegation, an event that gave 230 U.S. school and district leaders the opportunity to visit China for a one-week educational program to experience Chinese language and culture and foster understanding between U.S. and Chinese educators. Program participant Daniel Lowmiller, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at Green Local Schools in Uniontown, Ohio, reflects on this phenomenal educational and cultural experience
Last November marked the 25th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month. This yearly celebration provides a platform for Native Americans throughout the U.S. to share their culture and traditions. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting two professional programs at the College Board that focus on supporting Native American student success.
This post originally appeared on Forbes.com on Nov. 19, 2015. Read the original here.
The 2015-16 school year is a unique one for the SAT because students in the class of 2017 — today’s juniors — have the option of taking two different versions of the exam.