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All Access – News for Members

10/25/2016

New resources are available to help school counselors and college access advisors assist students during the college admission process.

The Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations has launched a new website (http://schoolcounselingcollegeaccess.org/) containing tools for college advising.

The Atlantic Interviews SAT Proctor of 53 Years
10/19/2016
Adrienne Green, assistant editor at The Atlantic, interviewed Robert Rorison, who administered the SAT at Abington Senior High School in Pennsylvania for 53 years.
10/18/2016
Higher Ed members should consider completing the Institute of International Education's Hot Topics Survey before the submission deadline of October 25.
California Adopts Uniform AP Credit Policy for Community Colleges
10/06/2016
Thanks to law AB1985, California community colleges will now award general education course credits for Advanced Placement exam scores of 3 or higher.
Share your knowledge at the 2017 A Dream Deferred and Prepárate Conferences
10/06/2016
We are seeking proposals for the 2017 A Dream Deferred™: The Future of African American Education and the Prepárate™: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conferences.
College Board Releases 2016 Program Results
09/29/2016

This year's report shows a surge of students are taking the new SAT Suite of Assessments, creating an opportunity pathway for more than six million students. SAT participation increases for test-takers in 2016; and 1.7 million are using free Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®.

AP Computer Science Principles Celebrated at White House Summit
09/27/2016
On September 14, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy held a Summit on Computer Science (CS) for All and celebrated the launch of AP Computer Science Principles.
Who's Speaking at Forum This Year?
09/21/2016
This year's lineup includes leaders from Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, College Advising Corps, the U.S. House of Representatives, and The New York Times.
09/13/2016

Educators looking for up-to-date information on Prior-Prior Year (PPY) are encouraged to download a new resource guide produced by the College Board and NACAC. The guide reflects discussions among counseling, admission, and financial aid professionals who devoted time to exploring the role of ethical standards in the transition to PPY. Practical hands-on guidance and case studies are highlighted in the guide.

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