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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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At Masterman School, Students Continue Raking In Achievement Awards

Despite the turmoil surrounding the Philadelphia school district’s budget crisis, one of its top high schools has reason again to celebrate.

10/11/2014

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Older Kindergarten Students May Have Advantage In High School And College

A new study finds the oldest children in their kindergarten class are more likely to pass advanced placement tests in high school.

09/29/2014

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Minorities Not Taking Advanced Placement Tests In Computer Science

According to Education Week, new data from the College Board shows less than 20% of students taking AP computer science tests were female, about 3% African American and 8% Hispanic.

02/04/2014

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Attempts To Steer Poor Kids To College

College Board has specifically targeted smart but poor high school students with a mailing meant to help them apply to any of 8 schools. The response was tremendous.

07/22/2013

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An Effort To Change The SATs

Students who apply to college will tell you that they don’t like the SATs. But the surprise is that David Coleman doesn’t like them either. He’s the president of the College Board.

01/23/2013

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3 On Your Side: Saving On College Textbooks

For many students, purchasing textbooks can take a big bite out of the budget. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan joins us with some advice on how to save some money.

08/29/2012

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Study: Latino Population Not Getting The Same Chances For College Success

The problem runs from a young age (Hispanic children are less likely to be enrolled in pre-school) to adulthood (Latinos have less than half the percentage of post-secondary degrees as the overall population), according to this new study by the College Board.

10/03/2011

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