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A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
03/28/2016
A note to our members regarding today’s Reuters article
Supporting Counselors to Support Students: Professional Pathways in IL
03/24/2016
"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.
03/11/2016

This week we welcomed educators, counselors, policymakers, advocates, and a wide line-up of exemplary leaders to Charlotte for two events that are at the center of the College Board’s mission. If you were unable to attend A Dream Deferred: The Future of African American Education or the national conference of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or if you want to relive a talk or share it with your colleagues, please check out the links below:

David Coleman announces the College Board's partnership with Khan Academy in March 2014
03/03/2016
Nick Anderson of the Washington Post sat down with David Coleman for an article out today about the new SAT and its implications for students. Read the full article here on All Access.
Stacy Caldwell, Vice President of College Readiness Assessments
03/01/2016

The following post originally appeared on Forbes.com on March 1, 2016. Read the original here.

On March 5, high school students across the country will sit down to take a new version of the SAT college admission test. Here are some important things they should keep in mind before arriving at their test center.

Panelists at the College Board's Southern Regional Forum discuss how they're expanding college access and opportunity for students.
02/24/2016

When the College Board announced that it was redesigning the SAT in March 2014, CEO David Coleman proclaimed, “What this country needs is not more tests, but more opportunities.” At the Southern Regional Forum, higher education and K–12 member leaders shared how they are using assessments like the SAT to further their commitment to student opportunity.

02/23/2016
This year, the A Dream Deferred planning committee has amassed a dynamic set of speakers and presenters who will spark lively and necessary discussion of issues of race, inclusion, diversity, and college access for African American students. And if these speakers aren’t reason enough to attend this unique event, we've identified some additional motivation for your consideration.
Southern Regional Forum: 4 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between High School and College
02/19/2016
Orange County Public Schools has added a college transition counselor to the staff at each of their high schools. At the College Board’s Southern Regional Forum, two of these counselors, Heather Alexander and Latashia Joseph, shared how their work has helped the students and parents of Orange County and offered advice based on lessons learned.
Cyndie Schmeiser, chief of assessment for the College Board.
02/19/2016
Over three years ago, the College Board embarked on the process of redesigning the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and PSAT 8/9. The new exams are focused on what research tells us students need to know to be ready for college and career, and they better reflect what students are learning in class. All three exams in the SAT Suite of Assessments are on the same score scale, so students and educators can easily track student progress toward readiness over time.
Panelists at the 2016 College Board Western Regional Forum Plenary Session
02/12/2016
Aaron Lemon-Strauss, the College Board’s executive director of assessment prep programs, was joined by a venerable panel of practitioners to provide insight into strategies to help underrepresented students succeed. Anne DeLuca, associate vice chancellor for admissions & enrollment at University of California, Berkeley; Steve Fisk, principal of North Central High School in Washington state; and Michael McCormick, superintendent of California's Val Verde Unified School District, highlighted innovative yet simple ways to get all students on the path to college

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