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Feb 21, 2018, 00:01 ET More Students Than Ever Are Participating And Succeeding In Advanced Placement

Over the last 10 years, both the number of U.S. public high school graduates who've taken an Advanced Placement® (AP®) exam and the number who have...


Oct 25, 2017, 00:01 ET Students and Families Pay More Out of Pocket as Grant Aid Fails to Keep Up with Moderate Increases in Tuition and Fees

The College Board's 2017 Trends in Higher Education reports released today—Trends in Student Aid and Trends in College Pricing—show continuing...


Sep 26, 2017, 06:00 ET Scores on PSAT-Related Assessments Increase Across Demographics

The first year of performance results on the new SAT®, released today in the 2017 SAT Suite Program Results, sets the baseline for SAT performance...


May 08, 2017, 14:30 ET New Data Links 20 Hours of Personalized Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to 115-Point Average Score Gains on Redesigned SAT

New data show studying for the SAT® for 20 hours on free Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy is associated with an average score gain of 115...


Feb 22, 2017, 00:01 ET States Propel Students To Success In Advanced Placement

Research shows states and districts are expanding Advanced Placement access and success for public high school students, including efforts to...


Jan 09, 2017, 06:00 ET College Education Linked To Higher Pay, Job Security, Healthier Behaviors And More Civic Involvement: New College Board Report

Individuals with higher education levels earn more, pay more taxes, and are more likely than others to be employed and to have job benefits such as...


Oct 26, 2016, 06:00 ET The College Board "Trends In Higher Education" Reports Find Continuing Declines In Student Borrowing, Moderate Increases In Published Prices, And Ongoing Increases In The Net Prices Students Pay For College

The College Board's 2016 Trends in Higher Education reports released today—Trends in Student Aid and Trends in College Pricing—show moderate...


Sep 27, 2016, 00:01 ET The College Board Announces Surge of Students Taking New SAT® Suite of Assessments, Creating an Opportunity Pathway for More Than Six Million Students

 Over 6.7 million test-takers completed the SAT® or a PSAT-related assessment during the 2015-16 school year, according to the 2016 SAT...


Jun 02, 2016, 14:23 ET One Year Since Launch, Official SAT® Practice on Khan Academy® Is Leveling the Playing Field for Students

A year ago today, Official SAT® Practice for the new SAT went live on KhanAcademy.org, making free, world-class, personalized online practice...


Mar 05, 2016, 23:02 ET Must Read: Student Reactions Following First Administration of the New SAT®

Today hundreds of thousands of students across the country took the first national administration of the redesigned SAT®. Changes to the test...


Jan 25, 2016, 12:00 ET The College Board Elegizes Anachronistic Verbiage with Recondite Panegyric; Celebrates Final Administration of the Extant SAT® on Jan. 23

Throughout its 100-year history, the abstruse vocabulary words of the SAT® have engendered prodigious vexation in millions of examinees...


Jan 12, 2016, 15:52 ET The Redesigned SAT®: What You Need to Know Now

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - In March 2014, the College Board announced sweeping changes to the SAT® to focus on the few things that...


Jan 29, 2015, 12:49 ET College Board anuncia gran expansión en acceso a becas para millones de estudiantes que toman el examen PSAT/NMSQT®

 A través de nuevas asociaciones con cinco de los proveedores de becas más importantes en el país, el College Board...


Jan 29, 2015, 11:10 ET College Board Announces Major Expansion in Access to Scholarships for the Millions of Students Who Take the PSAT/NMSQT®

Through new partnerships with five of the country's leading scholarship providers, the College Board will expand access to scholarship...


Oct 23, 2013, 00:01 ET En el aniversario número 30 de los reportes de tendencias, el College Board ratifica su compromiso de ayudar a los estudiantes a prepararse para entrar a la universidad y lograr terminar sus estudios universitarios

Un reciente reporte de la serie del College Board Tendencias en la educación superior, La educación recompensa 2013 (College Board's...


Oct 23, 2013, 00:01 ET On the 30th Anniversary of Trends Reports, the College Board Affirms Commitment to Helping Students Prepare for, Access, and Complete College

Trends in Higher Education reports show that published college prices have continued to increase but that rate of increase has slowed While...


Sep 26, 2013, 00:01 ET Stagnant 2013 SAT® Results are Call to Action for the College Board

Expanding Access to Rigorous Course Work in K–12 Is Critical to Delivering Opportunities to More Students  With our country...


Sep 26, 2013, 00:01 ET Para el College Board, el estancamiento en las puntuaciones del SAT® de 2013, es un llamado para tomar acción

Con nuestro país luchando con dificultad por competir en el mercado global, y millones de empleos calificados vacantes y sin cubrir...


May 15, 2013, 10:00 ET Veronica Conforme to Serve as Vice President of the College Board's Access to Rigor Campaign

The College Board today announced that effective immediately, Veronica Conforme will serve as vice president of the organization's Access to Rigor...


May 02, 2013, 09:00 ET More than 2 Million Students from Nearly 17,000 High Schools Taking Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exams This Month

 From May 6 to May 17, more than two million students from approximately 17,000 U.S. high schools will complete nearly four million...


Apr 24, 2013, 11:01 ET College Board Announces First Responders Scholarship Fund

 In response to recent events in Boston and Texas, the College Board today announced the new First Responders Scholarship Fund to provide...


Mar 06, 2013, 09:00 ET Destination: College Virtual Bilingual Event on March 14 Helps Students Overcome Key College Accessibility Barriers

Students and Their Families Can Chat Live with College Admission Advisers at www.CollegeWeekLive.com The College Board, a leading education...


Mar 06, 2013, 09:00 ET Destino Universidad: Un evento bilingüe virtual que el 14 de marzo estará ofreciendo ayuda a los estudiantes para superar las más comunes barreras en el acceso a la universidad

El College Board, una organización sin ánimo de lucro líder en educación que conecta  a los estudiantes con las...


Feb 20, 2013, 12:12 ET Aumenta la participación y éxito de los estudiantes de secundaria en el programa de cursos y exámenes de nivel universitario Advanced Placement®; sin embargo, a los hispanos todavía les falta acceso

 Asegurarse que todos los estudiantes de secundaria académicamente preparados tengan acceso a cursos rigurosos de nivel universitario que...


Feb 20, 2013, 11:10 ET College Board: Class of 2012 Advanced Placement® Results Announced

While Participation and Performance Increased Compared to the Class of 2011, Many High School Students with Potential for Success in...