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College Board

A trademark for the administration of aptitude and achievement tests, used by some colleges and universities in admitting and placing students.
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The spikes may seem small, but they can make a big difference for students and families, according to the College Board, a nonprofit that administers the SAT and provides students with admissions-related services.
These components of the College Board Readiness and Success System, along with the redesigned SAT, play critical roles in advancing readiness and success for all students.
The College Board will relocate its headquarters to a 165,000 s/f space at Brookfield Place at 250 Vesey Street.
David Coleman helped develop the Common Core's English curriculum before he assumed his current role in May 2012 as president of the College Board and has expressed a goal to align the AP program with the Common Core.
The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students' performance on Advanced Placement exams.
The College Board announced the plans at a time when the rival ACT exam is gaining in popularity, and on the heels of a study released by the College Board saying that the three-section SAT established three years ago--predicts college success no better than the old test and not quite as well as a student's high school grades.
You can get the information by contacting The College Board, 45 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023-6992; (212) 713-8000.
In a move that will help students with disabilities, but may hurt the fairness of of test administration, the College Board and ACT will no longer identify test scores obtained under special conditions.
The College Board and Disabilities Rights Advocates (DRA) announced that as of October 1, 2003, the College Board would discontinue the practice of identifying score reports on standardized tests taken by students who require extended test-taking time because of documented disabilities.
Designed specifically for high school students who wish to earn college credit before enrollment, Advanced Placement examinations in thirteen subject areas are administered by the College Board, the same organization that gives the Scholastic Aptitude Tests that are required for admission to many universities.
26 million students entering college this fall indicate they are better prepared in math and science than students of 20 years ago, according to The College Board.
ETS and the College Board, the organization of schools and colleges that sponsors the exam, acknowledged as much in 1994, when they finally changed the exam's name from Scholastic Aptitude Test to Scholastic Assessment Test.

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