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New England Regional Forum 2018: Dr. Talithia Williams on How to “STEMpower” Our Students

Dr. Talithia Williams is best known for lectures and lessons that “take sophisticated numerical concepts and make them understandable to a wide audience.” Her keynote at the New England Regional Forum was no exception, as she dug into data about today’s high school and college students and encouraged audience members to unpack it together.

College Board Recognizes New SpringBoard National Demonstration Schools

We're proud to announce two new SpringBoard National Demonstration Schools for English Language Arts: LJ Alleman Middle School in Lafayette Parish, LA, and Tillicum Middle School in Bellevue, WA.

College Board Announces Software Update for PowerFAIDS

PowerFAIDS version 23.2 is now available, marking a significant advance for the College Board’s signature financial aid management solution. The update emphasizes integration between PowerFAIDS and campus systems.  

Chicago Public Schools Recognized for Expanding Access to AP While Increasing Performance

CPS has been named a College Board AP District of the Year for being the national leader among large school districts in expanding access to AP courses while simultaneously improving AP Exam performance, particularly among traditionally underrepresented minority students.

Youth Advisory Council Member Gets Accepted to 28 Colleges, Receives $300,000 in Scholarship Offers

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.

Kentucky’s Second Annual AP Day at the Capitol

On February 21, more than 50 Kentucky teachers, students, and campus leaders came to the Capitol building for 14 legislative meetings, advocating for AP Exam funding.

College Board’s ACES System Gets a Makeover

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. 

Keith Hebert, the Student Services Team Lead at CICS Northtown Academy in Chicago, IL

This week, All Access caught up with Keith Hebert, the Student Services Team Lead at CICS Northtown Academy in Chicago, IL about his approach for making sure a college education is in reach for all his students.

7 Things to Know about the AP Program Results: Class of 2017

The AP Program Results: Class of 2017 report highlights AP participation and performance among  public high school students who graduated in 2017, lists states based on their participation and success on AP exams, and examines how AP Computer Science Principles is engaging more students, including those traditionally underrepresented, in computer science.


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.