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Forum Plenary Stresses Importance of Public Education
The College Board’s 2017 Western Regional Forum kicked off this week in Orange County with a plenary speech by Youlanda Copeland-Morgan.
The Facts About Test-Optional Policies

Why do all U.S. colleges and universities accept SAT scores?

Listen Live on 2/8! Trends in College Prices, Financial Aid, Student Debt, and Payoff
Join College Board experts and education leaders in a discussion about the 2016 Trends in College Pricing, Trends in Student Aid, and Education Pays reports.
College Board in the news: Rural students face unique challenges accessing higher education
College Board president and CEO David Coleman discusses the organization's efforts to reach rural students through virtual college advising, rural counselor outreach, and more online help in a Jan. 31 New York Times article.
A note to our members: Our response to the executive order on immigration
College Board President David Coleman shares a message about the recent executive order on immigration.
Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College, Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, and Raynard Kington, president of Grinnell College, and Jim Montoya, College Board’s chief of membership, governance, and global higher education and secretary of the corporation

The College Board’s Higher Ed Colloquium is never a typical conference. A unique opportunity that gathers professionals and leaders in admission, enrollment, and financial aid, the Colloquium provides a forum for many tough discussions about the state of higher education in this country. Topics range from affordability to academic rigor to race relations on campus.

An Interview with Trustee Gregg Fleisher
This January, All Access had the opportunity to chat with Gregg Fleisher, president of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) and one of the newest members of the College Board's Board of Trustees.
Remembering Lois Dickson Rice, "mother of the Pell Grant"
Read an obituary for Lois Dickson Rice, who died last week at age 83. Rice was known as the "mother of the Pell grant" for her role in shaping the federal grant aid program that gives money to millions of students each year for college.
Historic Numbers of New York City Students Taking and Succeeding in Advanced Placement Exams
College Board President David Coleman joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on January 17 at the Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, Queens, to highlight new data showing historic numbers of New York City students taking and succeeding in Advanced Placement exams.
2017 School Counselor of the Year Terri Tchorzynski on Trends and Advice for New Counselors
2017 School Counselor of the Year Terri Tchorzynski talked with All Access about how she entered the profession, and advice she has for new counselors just starting out.