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All Access – News for Members

#Collegiance Returns: Celebrate Students’ College Decision

For the second year, the College Board is recognizing the hard work of these students with #Collegiance, a social media contest for students who pledge their collegiance in a creative and original way on Instagram.

New Report on Diversity and Inclusion Now Available from the Access & Diversity Collaborative

The Access & Diversity Collaborative has released its new report on diversity and inclusion, titled "Bridging the Research to Practice Gap: Achieving Mission-Driven Diversity and Inclusion Goals".

Check out the full report by clicking here!


A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
What Does the Research Say on Test Optional?

A panel of experts gathered at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) meeting in Phoenix last week to discuss the implications of test-optional policies and talk about systematic processes that institutions can put in place to increase college access and success for all students. Jack Buckley, senior vice president for research at the College Board, discussed various claims being made about the purpose of assessments like the SAT.

Supporting Counselors to Support Students: Professional Pathways in IL
"I am most excited to see counselors feel like they have a voice and can make positive changes — even small ones — that will have a direct impact on their students’ college outcomes," said Beth Gilfillian, founder of Professional Pathways.
AP Is "Single Happiest Education Story of the Century"
In “AP at Scale: Public school students in Advanced Placement, 1990-2013,” researcher Nat Malkus presents data showing that increasing numbers of students are embracing and succeeding in AP courses. The report points out that while AP participation increased by 35 percent between 2000 and 2009, there was no corresponding drop in test scores, demonstrating that the program continued to grow while maintaining its high level of quality.

All Access is excited to announce the upcoming release of Bridging the Research to Practice Gap: Achieving Mission-Driven Diversity and Inclusion Goals, the latest offering from the College Board’s Access & Diversity Collaborative designed to assist institutions in the design and evaluation of their diversity-related enrollment goals.

Members in the News: Harper College Receives National Award for Improving Student Outcomes

This February, Harper College was awarded $25,000 for building whole-college solutions to improve student success and equity. Harper College president Ken Ender has served on the College Board's Board of Trustees since 2014.

New York State Students Speak Up for Equal AP Access
Sixty students gathered at the Capitol in Albany on Tuesday, March 15, for the Student and Teacher Legislative Day. They had one mission: to share their Advanced Placement success stories with legislators and key policymakers.
More Than One Million Students Have Taken Advantage of Free, Personalized SAT Practice

Less than a week after the first administration of the redesigned SAT, College Board president David Coleman and Khan Academy founder Sal Khan announced a major milestone: more than one million students have used Khan Academy’s free, world-class test prep materials to practice for the exam.