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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:

The College Board Elegizes Anachronistic Verbiage with Recondite Panegyric; Celebrates Final Administration of the Extant SAT® on Jan. 23

"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.

The College Board has decided to cancel the Saturday, Jan. 23, SAT® international administration at certain test centers. Learn more.
How to Access, Understand, and Use PSAT/NMSQT Scores

This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.

Daniel Lowmiller, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at Green Local Schools

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

November is National American Heritage Month.

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.

Getting to Know Ericka Miller, College Board's new Chief of Membership, Governance, and Higher Education
All Access got to chat with incoming Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher Education Ericka Miller about what drew her to the College Board, and how to choose the right climate for your next travel adventure.
Current SAT vs. New SAT: Which Should I Take?

This post originally appeared on 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.

Students Natural Baptiste, Lucy Tiblier, Jacob Lockhart, Maria Velasco with Doug Christiansen at the College Board Forum
High-achieving students sat down with Vice President of Membership Barbara Cronan at Forum 2015's closing plenary to talk about the importance of education and the obstacles they've had to overcome in their quest for excellence.
Elizabeth Slavitt
“It’s 10 p.m. and you don’t understand mitosis, and you really need to understand mitosis for a test the next day. We want to be there for you in that moment.” So began Elizabeth Slavitt, director of content for Khan Academy (KA), as she spoke at the Forum’s closing plenary about the real-time benefits of the online learning tool and the organization’s relationship with the College Board.