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More than 140 students and teachers from 16 school districts across North Carolina gathered at the State Capitol in Raleigh on May 30 to thank legislators for supporting the North Carolina Advanced Placement Partnership (NCAPP) and to advocate for inclusion of AP in the state’s accountability system.

The NEW ACT/SAT concordance tables: What you need to know

UPDATE (6/19): Access the 2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Webinar Recording here

College Board and ACT will be releasing the 2018 Concordance tables on June 14.

Join experts from ACT and College Board on Tuesday, June 19 from 2-3pm, ET for a webinar to introduce the new 2018 ACT/SAT concordance tables.

Apply Now for the College Board Professional Fellowship Program

The College Board Fellowship Program application is now live! The program identifies, recognizes, and rewards rising leaders who are especially effective in closing the achievement and attainment gaps that separate African American, Latino, Asian Pacific and Native American students from their white peers. Members are invited to check out the application and share the information with potential candidates. 

College Board Announces Software Update for PowerFAIDS

PowerFAIDS version 23.2 is now available, marking a significant advance for the College Board’s signature financial aid management solution. The update emphasizes integration between PowerFAIDS and campus systems.  

Youth Advisory Council Member Gets Accepted to 28 Colleges, Receives $300,000 in Scholarship Offers

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.

Southern Regional Forum 2018: Comparing Apples to Kumquats: Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters

For students who need financial assistance, receiving a financial aid award notification is a pivotal moment on the pathway to college. A clear understanding of the financial aid notification can mean the difference between making the decision to accept an offer of admission or to decline it. Financial aid practitioners discuss best practices during the College Board's Southern Regional Forum. 

An Anne Word Cloud courtesy of Gail Holt

While Colloquium attendees had a lot of thoughts about the powerful conversations that took place this year, they had a bit more to say about the woman who might be called “the heart and soul of Colloquium”, Anne Sturtevant. 

New Data Show More NYC Students of All Backgrounds Taking Advantage of the SAT

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.

David Coleman on Fostering Equity, Excellence, and Innovation in Schools

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.