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Students who have been doing SAT practice online through Khan Academy as part of the College Board’s pilot program at the Boys and Girls Clubs in Oxnard, Calif., and Columbus, Ohio, gave the website glowing reviews, but didn’t mince their words when it came to suggestions.
11/06/2015
Students who have been doing SAT practice online through Khan Academy as part of the College Board’s pilot program at the Boys and Girls Clubs in Oxnard, Calif., and Columbus, Ohio, gave the website glowing reviews but didn’t mince their words when it came to suggestions.
Official SAT Practice with the Advisory Panel for Student Opportunity
11/06/2015
We wanted to introduce Forum attendees to Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy, so we set up a learning lab in the Networking Center. Yesterday, a group of students from our Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity came to see the tool.
Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff
11/05/2015
Guest Blogger Kristen Capezza, Executive Director of University Admissions at Adelphi University, captures a morning discussion at Forum titled Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff-- Read Kristen's recap!
Douglas Christiansen, chair of the Board of Trustees, presenting the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education to Alma Powell
11/05/2015

There was nothing but admiration and praise for Alma Powell and her America’s Promise Alliance as she received the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education on Thursday. The medal is the highest honor given to any individual by the College Board, in recognition of outstanding national leadership and service in the advancement of educational opportunity.

James Gaeta, director of financial aid at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
11/05/2015
During this year's Forum, College Board All Access will occasionally highlight interviews with attendees to get their thoughts on the event and the work they're doing in their institutions.
Darcie Campbell, school counselor at California's Carpinteria High School
11/05/2015
During this year's Forum, College Board All Access will occasionally highlight interviews with attendees to get their thoughts on the event and the work they're doing at their institutions.
11/05/2015

David Coleman hates fakery. That’s one of the first things he told the audience at his town hall discussion Wednesday afternoon at Forum 2015. He prefers to be honest, candid, forthright. And so, when he was asked about the subtle differences in administering the PSAT/NMSQT and the PSAT 8/9, he answered honestly: “I don’t have a command over the last-minute proctoring guidelines,” and he did not want to “dishonor” the importance of these technical questions by providing incomplete or incorrect information.

11/05/2015

“Partnerships are central to what we do,” said College Board President and CEO David Coleman at the start of the “Next Generation Partnerships” roundtable at Forum 2015. “We need to be more honest about where our work is strong and where we need help, and I am so grateful for them.”

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, and Chief of Police Cathy Lanier speak with David Coleman at College Board Forum 2015
11/04/2015

If a standing ovation is a good way to kick off an event, Forum 2015 is shaping up to be a great conference. At Wednesday’s opening plenary luncheon, three powerful and influential D.C. leaders — who just happen to be women — sat down with College Board President David Coleman to talk about the strides their city has made, and continues to make, in educating its children and keeping them safe.

11/04/2015

As a parent attending the Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid event at Forum 2015, here are a few findings in the report that caught my eye. 

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