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First Gen Documentary Screened to Over 900 Students in New Orleans
03/11/2015

“Why Not Us?”, a documentary produced by Roadtrip Nation in partnership with the College Board that chronicles the lives of four first-generation college students, was screened this past Monday to a special audience of over 900 students at Edna Karr High School in New Orleans.

La internacionalización y las tendencias de la educación  superior en américa latina
03/09/2015
El Dr. Marmolejo, natural de México y actual coordinador de Educación Superior del Banco Mundial, se sentó con All Access para platicar un poco sobre el presente y el futuro de la educación superior a nivel global.
From Hip Hop to Environmental Sustainability, Students Master Skills for School and Life with AP Capstone
02/25/2015
Two students share their thoughts on the benefits of AP Capstone – two new courses created by the Advanced Placement Program. Srimayi Tenali, a junior at West Shore Junior/Senior High School in Melbourne, Florida explains how AP Capstone allows students to choose their own topics of research and how the course taught her to write papers that are concise and effective.
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Thomas Edison State College’s Open Course Option Opens Doors for Adult Learners
02/24/2015
For decades, Thomas Edison State College has been granting credit to students for learning that they have acquired through workplace training, professional certifications, and military service. Stephen Phillips and Marc Singer from Thomas Edison State College provide an overview of the institution's Open Course Option.
Listen Now! Access to Opportunity and the African American Community
02/24/2015

On Tuesday, February 17, the College Board hosted a webinar with Steve Colon, Vice President of Access to Opportunity, and Wendell Hall, Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy, focused on the work of the College Board’s Access to Opportunity Initiative, and how it can better serve the unique needs of the African American community.

You can listen to a recording of the webinar here.

Members of the French delegation and the College Board in Albertine; a new French and English bookstore, and project of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
02/13/2015
In December, the College Board welcomed members of the French Ministry of Education to New York to build on a collaboration to increase the number of U.S. students studying at higher education institutions in France and the number of French students studying at U.S. universities.
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System
02/11/2015
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System. Last year Newsweek recognized West Shore as one of America’s Top High Schools.Jeanie Griffin, Language Arts Teacher at West Shore Jr./Sr. High School shares her experience teaching AP Capstone for the first time, and discusses how her students are responding to the new curriculum.
College Board's Educational Opportunity Center Serves Adult Learners in D.C.
02/10/2015

There is a common thread running through all of the work that the College Board does: delivering opportunity to students. New developments such as the expanded scholarship opportunities through the PSAT/NMSQT®, the College Readiness and Success System and the Assessment Redesign, and our Access to OpportunityTM initiatives provide the foundation for this work.

New Albany High School Celebrates Successful AP® Program and Touts Benefits of AP
02/09/2015

A recent post on the Blotter—the online student publication for New Albany High School in New Albany, IN—outlined strategies in place to help students through the process of succeeding both in AP classes and on AP exams. Assistant Principal Bill Krammes, who also serves as a member of the College Board’s Midwestern Regional Council, talked to the Blotter about the benefits of AP.

On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.
02/09/2015

On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.

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