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College Board offers website for students evaluating higher-ed options

The College Board will soon launch a comprehensive online college planning resource to...new website, and through direct conversation with many students, the College Board saw the need to immediately make available an online resource to inspire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-20
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Alaska below national average in AP exam scores

...behind the national average.A report Tuesday from the College Board shows nearly 15 percent of Alaska seniors scored a 3...was that teachers of AP courses must be trained by the College Board, which doesn't provide training in Alaska, the department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-12/alaska-below-national-average-ap-exam-s
State
Legislators balk at merit scholarships

A new College Board report on who's taking advanced placement...plan would land. According to the College Board, the nonprofit organization that also...increase their chances of graduation. A College Board report released last week showed that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021710/loc_564132094.shtml
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Outside editorial: Soaring costs are putting college beyond reach of many

...mortgage their futures with excessive loans, and defer their educations. Sound off on the important issues at The College Board, which tracks financial trends in colleges and universities, has provided numbers to confirm what students and families...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103007/opi_20071030023.shtml
Opinion
Sheldon Jackson to stay open another year

...trustees announced Friday. Trustees met Thursday and Friday to determine the fate of the state's oldest college. College board chairman David Dobler said trustees and a community task force will work on a plan to keep the college open beyond...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120599/Loc_sheldon.html
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Budget squeezes JDHS AP courses

...courses, say officials from The College Board, the nonprofit organization that...advanced aren't created by The College Board and don't lead to college credit...curriculum and assessment for The College Board. The number of students taking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052503/loc_apclasses.shtml
News
Academic Awards

...community and school activities. The 2,600 candidates were selected for their exceptional performance on either the College Board SAT or the ACT Assessment. Further consideration is based on students' essays, self-assessments, descriptions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020602/Nei_awards.shtml
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Are some 'A's' worth more than others?

...students can take a test from the College Board, the same entity that puts on...are the students' scores on the College Board AP tests, he said. Many high...Packer, executive director of the College Board's Advanced Placement program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020705/loc_20050207002.shtml
News
Board not sure of grade proposal

...Placement courses, which is a financial issue, she said. Advanced Placement courses, whose curriculum is set by the College Board, are on a college level. Students can take a national test to earn advanced placement or credits at colleges. Moreover...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062305/loc_20050623017.shtml
News
Magazine rates Juneau education highly

...The magazine looks at three indices in ranking cities: a graduate outcome index, which includes graduate rates and college board scores; a resource index, which includes per-pupil expenditures, teacher salaries and pupil-teacher ratios...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021099/Loc_education.html
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