Ed Klotzbier, New England Regional Vice President and Rachelle Pérusse, Regional Council Chair and Associate Professor, University of Connecticut share updates from the New England region, and highlight member strengths and successes.
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Barbara Cronan, the College Board's new Vice President of Membership, welcomes members to Forum 2014 and outlines exciting things to come next week in Las Vegas, NV.
Nancy Barile, a high school English teacher at Revere High School in Revere, Massachusetts, and member of the College Board’s New England Regional Council wrote recently for the Huffington Post on her experience attending ‘One Day University’ with her students. The program brings together distinguished professors from across the country to present special versions of their lectures to promote lifelong learning.
For the first time ever, the College Board has released combined results from three of its programs – PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and Advanced Placement Program® (AP®). The national and state-level results paint a more complete picture of student progress during high school, showing missed opportunities for just-graduated students and areas where action can be taken to improve student outcomes for those still in high school.
The 2014 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, released on Sept. 18, explores perspectives and opinions of campus admission and enrollment leaders on a range of issues. The results of the survey show that 91 percent of admission directors said that their institution favors the changes the College Board is making to the SAT®. A similar majority, 92 percent, said that their institution favors the College Board’s decision to revise the essay portion of the SAT.
The Council of Great City Schools presented Terry Grier, Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District and College Board Trustee with the 2014 Green-Garner Award, the nation's highest urban education honor recognizing outstanding contributions in urban education and named in memory of urban school leaders Richard R. Green and Edward Garner. Learn more here.