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College Board Forum: Smart Girls Change the Narrative
College Board President and CEO David Coleman kicked off this year’s Annual Forum with both a commitment and a call to action: “The next generation of students needs to be confident they can own their future. That’s what the College Board must be about. That’s what we will be about.”
Looking Back and Looking Ahead at Forum 2016
During his town hall on Wednesday, College Board President and CEO David Coleman looked back at the challenges and successes of the past year, and looked ahead to the goals and priorities for the next.

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 ( containing tools for college advising.

The Atlantic Interviews SAT Proctor of 53 Years

Adrienne Green, assistant editor at The Atlantic, interviewed Robert Rorison, who administered the SAT at Abington Senior High School in Pennsylvania for 53 years.

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

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
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

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

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.