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Announcing New Chief of Membership, Governance, and Higher Education: Ericka Miller
10/26/2015
The College Board is pleased to announce that Ericka Miller will become our new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher Education. Ericka will lead our overall work in Membership, Governance, and Higher Education, ensuring effective integration and collaboration among these critical divisions. Read more about Ericka!
Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
10/14/2015

This post originally appeared in the Orlando Sentinel on October 14, 2015. Click here to access the original article.

With so much discussion of late regarding testing, this is a good time to talk about some positive aspects of student assessment that can provide significant opportunities for their future.

Wendell D. Hall, Ph.D., Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy, the College Board
10/01/2015

Every year, millions of students take the PSAT/NMSQT — the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test — but many students and parents are unaware of the benefits of this exam. College Board's Wendell Hall reflects on how the PSAT/NMSQT is more than just a test you take at school: It opens the door to scholarships, information from colleges, AP classes, and free practice for the SAT.

Students can get SAT Practice Scores Instantly on their Smartphone with New App
09/30/2015
Students will now be able to get their SAT practice scores in seconds, right from their smartphone, for free. Today the College Board launched a new free SAT practice smartphone application: “Daily Practice for the New SAT”.
In the News: How the College Board changed its standardized testing approach
09/23/2015

"It may come as some surprise that one of the first people who will admit that the current testing model is broken is also at the helm of the company that produces some of the biggest tests in K-12 and higher ed, the Advanced Placement and SAT exams." Read more from EducationDive's post on how the College Board is moving beyond assessments.

Rebecca Wenrich, 2015 SpringBoard Teacher of Distinction
09/22/2015

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. 

09/17/2015

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.

09/03/2015

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.

08/28/2015
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
08/19/2015

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.

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