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Dumbing down the SAT

...words were too abstruse. The College Board is updating its iconic test yet...evidence-based reading." The head of the College Board says an example would be an excerpt...complaining about the SAT, and the College Board can't do them for us. Rich...
Helping make a grade

...Each exam costs $87 to take, however through service-fee waivers from high schools combined with a waiver from College Board -the company that administers the test- the state only pays up to $53 per exam. AP students who qualify for the...
Around Campus: Priority registration for fall opens this week

...information, call the KPC advancement office at 262-0320 or e-mail Alaska Christian College Board of Trustees recognize KPC partnership KPC Director Gary Turner was pleasantly surprised when invited to a recent ACC...
Around the District

...and daughter of Robert and Jill Ramponi. --Submitted by KPBSD. Ten KPBSD students earn 2010 AP Scholar Awards The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous...
Principal proud of school's accomplishment

Soldotna High School had 38 students take one or more of the College Board AP exams last spring. We are proud to report that 13 students scored a perfect "5" on their AP exam. Another 12 students scored...
Heavy issues: Schools, district discuss weighted grades for AP coursework

...educator, Crawford, who represents Kalifonsky Beach, is an ardent fan of AP courses. The AP Program, run by the College Board, offers college level courses in high schools nationally. Students who enroll in these courses have the chance of...
Around the District

...for teachers. Five graduates from the class of 2007 have earned the designation of being named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. Uriah...
Sheldon Jackson trustees vote to stay open

SITKA (AP) -- The Sheldon Jackson College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to keep the private four-year institution in operation while it goes through a reorganization...
District teachers earn accolades

...local business organizations,? Kludt-Painter said. The Siemens Award is given by the Siemens Foundation. The College Board, which administers advance placement testing, compiles a report of schools with the strongest advanced placement programs...


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