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May 21, 2015

School Counselors Mixed on SAT and ACT Advice, As New SAT Arrives

High school counselors are showing no strong consensus on advising students about taking the current SAT, the new SAT, or the ACT, according to a survey from Kaplan Test Prep.

May 11, 2015

Getting College Credit for AP Linked to On-Time Degree Completion

A new paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that high school students who score high enough on an AP exam to get college credit are more likely to earn a B.A. within four years.

April 28, 2015

Groups Pledge $100 Million to Expand Access and Equity to AP, IB Courses

Equal Opportunity Schools, the College Board, International Baccalaureate, and others join forces to expand programs that encourage underrepresented student to enroll in advanced courses in high school.

March 18, 2015

As Achievement Lags Among Students of Color, AP Potential Works to Address Gap

Although gaps in achievement persist in high school, programs such as AP Potential and "opt out" AP policies are working to encourage more low-income and underrepresented minorities to enroll.

February 19, 2015

Okla. Lawmakers Move to Ban Advanced Placement U.S. History

House Bill 1380, which has yet to be voted on in the full House, would bar the use of state funds on materials and activities related to the AP U.S. History course.

February 18, 2015

Proposal to Ban Advanced Placement U.S. History Moves Ahead in Oklahoma

The bill from GOP Rep. Dan Fisher would ban the use of state funds on materials and activities related to AP U.S. History; Fisher said the course's framework "emphasizes 'what is bad about America.'"

February 13, 2015

Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2015

The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Revolution Foods, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative."

January 30, 2015

College Board Shares PSAT Results With Scholarship Providers

College Board is now giving students the option to have the results from their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test sent to five more organizations that give scholarships to disadvantaged students.

January 07, 2015

Michigan to Switch from ACT to SAT for Statewide High School Testing

The College Board won the latest contract for statewide SAT testing for all high school juniors.

December 12, 2014

Three Things You Need to Know About Teaching U.S. History From a Global Perspective

While on the surface, it may seem that U.S. history is one of the least global of all subject areas, America's past is inextricably tied to that of other nations.

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