Last fall, eleven school districts across the country partnered with the College Board to run the Official SAT Practice Student Ambassadors Pilot Program. Throughout the year, over 100students engaged with their classmates and communities to spread the word about Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy.
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Ad Astra, a course scheduling an enrollment management organization hosted a free webinar last week talking about the value of the standardized tests in predicting student retention, grade inflation, and discrepant achievement. Panelists included Measuring Success co-editor Lynn Letukas and Edgar Sanchez, a co-author of a chapter in the book.
The College Board Fellowship Program application is now live! The program identifies, recognizes, and rewards rising leaders who are especially effective in closing the achievement and attainment gaps that separate African American, Latino, Asian Pacific and Native American students from their white peers. Members are invited to check out the application and share the information with potential candidates.
"Education is the great equalizer. It has the potential to open doors to limitless opportunities, while eliminating barriers that could derail dreams; and college in particular provides students with the tools necessary to embark on a successful career."
The College Board is honoring the hard work of the class of 2018 with this year's #Collegiance campaign.
JaKevis Brown, a high school senior at Hardee High School in Wauchula, Florida, and member of the College Board’s Youth Advisory Council, received 28 college acceptance letters and $300,000 in scholarship offers to attend college. This fall he'll attend Southeastern University in Lakeland, Fla.
This month, the College Board launched its revamped Admitted Class Evaluation Service (ACES) online platform. The new system helps institutions go one step further to gather that necessary evidence and use it to make more informed decisions using scores from College Board assessments to promote positive student and institutional outcomes.
The College Board is committed to the idea that students can improve through practice. Over the course of this year, we'll be talking to student-athletes about the parallels between what they need to do to achieve success in both the classroom and on the field of play. In this first chapter of an occasional diary - Learning through Practice - the College Board talked to O'Koye Parker, a senior and college-recruited basketball player at Caravel Academy in Bear, Delaware, about how he's approaching his senior year and the importance of practice to his life.
Johns Hopkins University Press Releases Measuring Success: Testing, Grades and the Future of College Admissions. The new volume explores the research and policy implications of test-optional practices, considering both sides of the debate.