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Students look for ways around high book prices

...average, college students will spend about $1,200 on books and supplies this year, according to the College Board. Still, the College Board reported that spending growth is declining as more students are turning toward used-book markets, book-rental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-18/students-lo
Kick back, wait for the news this week in Augusta

...results? Augusta Commission members meeting to choose a new city administrator? What, if anything, the Paine College Board of Trustees will do concerning the push by disaffected alumni to oust the president ? if they meet? The status...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-19/kick-back-wait-
Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

...18,400 last year for local students at public schools, or $40,900 for private universities, according to the College Board. Student loan debt has tripled since 2003 and is now the highest form of household debt after mortgages, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/starbucks-clears-college-d
New York Fed study says a college degree is still a good investment, despite high costs

...earning money to go to school. The study used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Education Department and The College Board.Even college grads stuck in jobs that don't typically require higher education, such as coffee shop baristas or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-24/new-york-fed-study-college
Best & Brightest: Andrew Poirier, Aquinas High School

...Council of BSA, Salutatorian, National Merit Commended Student, National Merit Scholarship Program, AP Scholar, College Board, University of Georgia Certificate of Merit, Presbyterian College PC Fellow, Summa Award Winner, FLAIRCOMMUNITY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-20/best-brightest-andrew-poi
Best & Brightest: Aarish Roijani, Lakeside High School

...All School Recycling and Tutoring, speech and debate team, Student CouncilAWARDS AND HONORS: National AP Scholar, College Board's Highest AP Program Award, 2013 Governor's Honors Program Finalist in Music Strings, National Merit Commended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-20/best-brightest-aarish-roi
3 finalists to lead SC med school

...for the job of president of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. The Post and Courier reports the college board of trustees hopes to select a new president within the next several weeks to replace Dr. Ray Greenberg. Greenberg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-11/3-finalists-lead-sc-med-scho
More students taking AP exams despite low success rate

...report released this month by the College Board, which administers the program...program," said Trevor Packer, College Board senior vice president for AP...syllabuses must be approved by the College Board to be used in classes. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-23/more-students-taking-ap-e
Put AP in perspective

...challenging AP courses has positive effects on a student's preparation for college, and a concerted effort by the College Board over the past decade has increased participation in AP courses by traditionally underrepresented students.I wholeheartedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-15/put-ap-perspective
Georgia could become biggest test of private dorms

...and room and board accounted for nearly $9,500 of that, according to the annual survey done by the nonprofit College Board.The University of Kentucky has the single largest privatized housing project on its Lexington campus. By fall 2016...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-05/georgia-could-become-bigg