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November 18, 2014

College Board and The Atlantic Launch Essay Contest for High School Students

Students can earn up to $5,000 in a new essay contest that focuses on interpreting a primary-source historical document.

October 22, 2014

Free AP Classes Offered Through Massive Open Online Courses

Rice University launches edX course in AP biology, environmental science, and physics, although they are not endorsed by the College Board.

August 13, 2014

States Win Federal Grants to Cover AP Tests for Low-Income Students

With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.

March 13, 2014

Education Community Discusses What Redesigned SAT Will Mean to Students

Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.

February 11, 2014

High School Students' Participation in Advanced Placement Continues to Grow

College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.

December 12, 2013

Holy Cow Stickers! College Board Tries to Inject Humor With PSAT-Related Mailing

The stickers were mailed to 23,000 schools in reaction to the buzz on Twitter making fun of some PSAT questions referencing cows.

October 24, 2013

After Years of Growth, College Enrollment Declines Slightly

Postsecondary enrollment declined by less than 1 percent in 2011, the first drop after decades of growth, the College Board reports.

October 23, 2013

Price Increases at Public Universities Slow Down

Cost of tuition and fees for college students increases just 2.9 percent, still stagnating grant aid means the net price continues to increase at greater rates, according to new College Board findings.

October 16, 2013

More Students Expected to Take PSAT This Year

Approximately 3.6 million high school students are expected to take the PSAT this month, as some districts and states pick up the exam fee for all students.

October 07, 2013

College Education Gives Earnings Advantage, But Gap Narrows

The income advantage of going to college is slipping, but the new trends report from College Board outlines the benefits of higher education in pay and lifestyle.

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