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Illinois to Provide SAT to All 11th-Graders Beginning Spring 2017
07/12/2016
Yesterday, July 11, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced that it will provide the SAT at no cost to all public high school juniors during the 2016-17 school year. The SAT will replace the Partnership for Assessment Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment as the high school accountability exam in Illinois.
07/11/2016

For over 40 years, the College Board’s Summer Institute for International Counselors has provided an interactive training experience for counselors at international secondary schools. This year introduced a new partnership with New York University that facilitated summer institute events at NYU’s global campuses this spring in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, and finally at the end of June in New York City.

Lessons from the ACCUPLACER & CLEP Conference Lessons from the ACCUPLACER & CLEP Conference
07/08/2016
One of my goals for attending the recent ACCUPLACER & CLEP National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, was to get an answer to this question: what’s a typical day in the life of an ACCUPLACER user? Find out what I learned!
Lift Every Voice: Native Students + Education = Power
06/28/2016
Four Native students discussed why education matters to them and how we can help Native students thrive at this year's Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI).
Celebrating the College Board’s Oak Circle
06/28/2016
At this year’s Forum, Gordon Stanley will be cycling off as Chair of the Oak Circle, handing the post over to Leo Munson, Associate Provost at Texas Christian University. Leo has served on the Oak Circle Advisory Committee for the past three years and has a strong passion for the work that the Oak Circle leads. Learn more about the Oak Circle.
9th Annual NASAI Conference at Arizona State University
06/17/2016
The College Board's Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI) is more than just another event to network, learn, and collaborate at — it’s also an important convening of thought leaders addressing advocacy for native students.
College Board Launches Free College Planning App for iOS and Android
06/03/2016

Students can now get college planning advice and guidance right from their phones, with the College Board’s CollegeGo mobile app.

SAT Score Release: What Does Higher Ed Need to Know?
05/17/2016

This May, more than 300 higher education professionals joined Jack Buckley, Senior Vice President of Research, and Stacy Caldwell, Vice President of College Readiness Assessments, for a “live FAQ” about scores from the new SAT. Stacy and Jack addressed and answered the most pressing questions we’ve heard from the higher ed and K-12 communities about new SAT scores.

Information about New SAT to ACT Concordance Tables
05/12/2016

Today on ACT’s website, ACT CEO Marten Roorda called into question the integrity of the new SAT concordance tables. It is vital to students and our members that we correct this misinformation.

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New Research Report Examines Students’ Use of New College Scorecard Data
05/05/2016
The Brookings Institution recently highlighted a report by two College Board researchers, titled “Student Responsiveness to Earnings Data in the College Scorecard."

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