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Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., Wednesday, April 26, 1989.
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington in 1989.
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Social Studies 'Roe v. Wade' Won't Be on Next Year's AP Government Test
The decision is an early example of how the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling will reshape how Constitutional issues are taught.
Sarah Schwartz, August 4, 2022
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Equity & Diversity The Case of the Missing Data on AP Students
The College Board raised eyebrows by removing public racial and ethnic data on AP students. It will restore the data this fall.
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Curriculum Spotlight Spotlight on Curriculum
This Spotlight will help you explore parental involvement in curriculum choices, how curriculum can help students’ media literacy, and more.
June 1, 2022
Education SAT Scores, Test-Takers Tick Down Amid COVID-19 Closures
Just under 2.2 million students took the SAT in 2020, about 22,000 students fewer than last year, and average test scores dropped in both math and language arts.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 14, 2020
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Equity & Diversity College Board Reverses Course, Scraps Online Option for SAT Exams
The College Board will not offer an at-home, digital version of its SAT college entrance exam this fall, reversing an earlier plan after critics raised concerns about internet access.
Mark Lieberman, June 3, 2020
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Assessment Opinion I Am an AP Teacher. The College Board Failed the COVID-19 Test This Year
The College Board paid lip service to confronting the digital divide, but some students still didn't get a fair shake, writes Mariusz Gałczyński.
Mariusz Galczynski, May 29, 2020
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Education Opinion College Board CEO on Coronavirus and SAT Testing
While all students will have the opportunity to take the SAT, the impact of the coronavirus on students varies vastly based on their circumstances, says David Coleman.
Rick Hess, April 27, 2020
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Equity & Diversity College Board Cancels June SAT and Amps Up Fall Testing Schedule
To make up for lost opportunities for college admissions testing during the coronavirus crisis, the board plans to offer the test more often in the fall, including some test administrations during the school day.
Gabrielle Wanneh, April 15, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness New Scholarship Rewards Completing Road-to-College Steps
A new $25 million scholarship sponsored by the College Board rewards students for taking key steps to prepare for, and apply to, college.
Catherine Gewertz, October 18, 2018
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Education College Board Accused of Using Parkland Shootings for Self-Promotion
A letter from College Board President David Coleman about the Parkland school shootings has sparked anger and an apology.
Catherine Gewertz, February 22, 2018
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College & Workforce Readiness In Battle With ACT, College Board Notches One More Win. But Who's Counting?
In its market-share battle with ACT, the College Board adds one more statewide contract: West Virginia.
Catherine Gewertz, September 15, 2017
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Assessment College Board Makes it Easier for Students With Disabilities to Get Accommodations
Most students whose IEPs call for testing accommodations will have those same accommodations approved when they're taking the SAT or Advanced Placement tests.
Madeline Will, December 2, 2016
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College & Workforce Readiness College Board's Statewide SAT Contracts Reaching Twice as Many Students
Battling for market share against ACT Inc., the College Board is counting on its redesigned suite of SAT and PSAT tests to help it win statewide contracts.
Catherine Gewertz, September 27, 2016
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College & Workforce Readiness College Board SAT Designer Drawn Into FBI Investigation
A former College Board official who had a lead role in designing the new SAT—and then became an ardent critic of the process—has become part of an FBI investigation into possible security breaches in the college-entrance exam.
Catherine Gewertz, September 2, 2016
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