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09/13/2016

Educators looking for up-to-date information on Prior-Prior Year (PPY) are encouraged to download a new resource guide produced by the College Board and NACAC. The guide reflects discussions among counseling, admission, and financial aid professionals who devoted time to exploring the role of ethical standards in the transition to PPY. Practical hands-on guidance and case studies are highlighted in the guide.

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RSVP for 9/20 Book Talk and Panel: "Matching Students to Opportunity"
09/06/2016
All members in the Washington, D.C. area are invited to join the College Board for a book talk and discussion on September 20, 9:30-11:00 am ET.
Members in the News: Trustee Michael Sorrell and His “Labor of Love”
09/06/2016
Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee, was featured in Washington Monthly's September/October 2016 issue.
AP Computer Science Principles Course Aims to Attract More Students to the Field
09/01/2016
"The College Board's new offering focuses on expanding access as more jobs require computing knowledge," writes reporter Amy Golod.
Two College Board Partners Named "Most Innovative People in Higher Education"
08/31/2016
Two of our partners topped Washington Monthly's "Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education" list—Nicole Hurd, founder of College Advising Corps, and Dan Porterfield, president of Franklin & Marshall College and College Board trustee.
How Starbucks Serves Its Students
08/30/2016
More than seventy percent of Starbucks employees are students or aspiring students. Thanks to the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, they can now earn a bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University — with full tuition reimbursement for all four years.
08/30/2016
Score Week for Counselors is a chance to learn your way around the K–12 score reporting portal before PSAT/NMSQT scores are released to students.
Happy 30th Anniversary ACCUPLACER
08/29/2016
This year, ACCUPLACER celebrates its 30th anniversary. Throughout its three decades, ACCUPLACER has provided institutions with immediate and accurate results on their students’ strengths and weaknesses in core subjects, while delivering reliable data to aid in college course placement.
Implications from Fisher II: New Guidance from the Access & Diversity Collaborative
08/23/2016
The Access & Diversity Collaborative has studied the most recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas and summarized the Court’s guidance regarding race-conscious enrollment practices.

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