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"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."
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.
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 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.
Clint Smith, a writer, teacher, poet, and doctoral candidate in education at Harvard University, brought energy, lyricism, and empathy to a weighty topic facing many educators today: understanding the historical and societal challenges facing underrepresented students and helping them find ways make their voices part of our national conversation.
The New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) announced Thursday that a record-high number of juniors took the SAT, thanks in large part to the first year of the citywide SAT School Day. The College Board joined NYC DOE at the Hamilton Grande School in Harlem to recognize this achievement.
Updated February 19, 2018
Last November, College Board President & CEO David Coleman spoke with nearly 200 school board members at the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Annual Conference.