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Rebecca Wenrich, 2015 SpringBoard Teacher of Distinction

The College Board is pleased to announce Rebecca Wenrich as the 2015 SpringBoard Teacher of Distinction. Ms. Wenrich, who has been an English Language Arts teacher at Gig Harbor (Wash.) High School since 2006, is being recognized for her effective teaching practices and successful implementation of SpringBoard in the classroom. 


Today the College Board announced a partnership with the National Constitution Center to deliver to educators and students the Interactive Constitution, a new online tool that transforms the U.S. Constitution into a unique interactive educational experience.


Today, the College Board released its 2015 Program Results report, which showed a larger and more diverse group of students than ever before participating in challenging course work.

The PSAT/NMSQT®, SAT®, and AP® Exams always have been opportunity assessments, linking students to scholarships, college admission, and course credit. Anchored in the belief that students today need more opportunities — not more tests — the College Board has redesigned these exams and connected them to a wider array of educational and scholarship benefits.

Angela Garcia offers students an inside look at the college planning resources available through Big Future, and provides tips about how to get started with the college planning process.
Growing Momentum for AP Credit Policies in the States
Last Thursday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law HB3428, legislation requiring all Illinois public colleges and universities to award credit to students who submit scores of 3 and higher on AP Exams. This is just one of many recent advances in AP funding and credit policies of late, and represents growing support at the state level for expanding AP opportunities.

AP Microeconomics is currently undergoing review to ensure that it reflects the most current scholarship and advances in the field of economics and that the exam assesses current college-level expectations. The College Board is sharing an initial draft of the AP Microeconomics course materials and is asking for feedback to ensure that both the course and exam present a balanced view that does not favor one school of economic thought over another.

Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity Gives a Behind-the-Scenes look at taking AP Courses
The APSO is a group of high school and college students who provide their perspective to the College Board on our programs and how we can work together to increase college and career readiness for students. Hear more about the APSO panel at the recent AP Annual Conference in Austin, TX

In the last 24 hours, leaders in Connecticut and New Hampshire have announced their states plan to administer the SAT to all juniors, beginning in Spring 2016.


Students looking to build a career focused on helping people better manage and understand their finances have a new scholarship opportunity available to help them reach their goals.


Jack Buckley, senior vice president of research for the College Board joined Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer and moderator Colonel Susan Bryant in a special session on innovation and education during the Military Child Education Coalition’s 17th National Training Seminar held in Washington D.C.