In Miami last week at the College Board Forum, Caroline M. Hoxby, an economics professor at Stanford University, discussed some of her research that looks at some of the missteps that low-income students experience in pursuit of a college education. The Chronicle writes, […]
The news media, concerned parents, and scholars have won an important symbolic victory today for our nation’s young. The College Board backed off a summer test-prep camps for rich kids that would have been blatantly unfair, but the subtle unfairness of the test, advantaging […]
The University Prep partnership between the College Board and a National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT) exposes the hypocrisy of the College Board’s rhetoric about the SAT being a fair way to democratize and expand access to higher education. In reality, this […]
The College Board has announced that David Coleman, architect of the Common Core State Standards, will become its new president and chief executive officer, beginning in October. Already, the announcement has created waves across the nation’s educational landscape as many have begun to speculate […]
There were two important stories this week about a fundamental concern for anyone interested in college admissions. The first report, released by the College Board at their annual conference, detailed the alarming rise in tuition costs at the nation’s public and private colleges […]
On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.