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Redesign high schools to meet modern demands

...shared a concern that African-American students posted the lowest level of academic performance, as reported by The College Board on the ACT (a college readiness examination.) According to the DOE, I am happy to report that not only have African-American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-18/redesign-high-sc
Paine College's rich history is a monument to pioneering racial relations

...former slaves and former slave owners. Whites at Paine not only worked for blacks, they worked with blacks.The Paine College Board of Trustees is the oldest interracial body in the nation (The Augusta Chronicle, May 25, 1945, 8). When the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-10/paine-colleges-r
As pupils strive to improve, effort is the factor that defines performance

...greatest academic distance to recover.There are a number of ways students can improve their performance on the ACT. The College Board has a very helpful website, but I have found it to be effective for students to be engaged seriously in the classroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-12/pupils-strive-im
On The Money: 5 things to consider about 529 plans

...for the 2014-2015 school year was $42,419, a 3.6 percent increase from the previous year, according to the College Board. At public four-year schools those costs added up to $18,943, or an increase of 1 percent.That's faster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-25/money-5-things-consider-ab
Davidson teacher of the year candidate 'shows results'

...shows results.More than 50 percent of Belger's 31 AP calculus students got a perfect score on the five-point College Board final exam last year, and the majority scored at least a four. Internationally, only 21.3 percent of the roughly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-19/davidson-teacher-year-can
Georgia Regents students seek alternatives to costly textbooks

...that the cost of college textbooks increased by more than 800 percent from 1978 to 2012. According to the nonprofit College Board, undergraduate students will spend between $1,225 and $1,328 this year on books and supplies.A 2014 Student...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-21/georgia-reg
Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...state Senate approved a resolution 38-17 urging the College Board to redo its most recent revision of the Advanced Placement...three other states have expressed similar views.If the College Board doesn't change the exam, the resolution says Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/georgia-lawmakers-vote-deadli
Civil rights activist, former Paine College chairman Silas Norman Jr. dies at 74

Silas Norman Jr., a former Paine College Board of Trustees chairman whose work as a civil rights activist in the 1960s led to the desegregation of Augusta's city buses, died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-20/civil-rights-activist-for
Students who took defective SAT test June 6 can take it again

...test in October if they want.According to the College Board, about 487,000 students nationwide were affected...for free, as long as they register with the College Board by Sept. 3. The College Board released scores for the June 6 test last Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-01/students-who-took-defecti
Paine trustees extend interim president's contract

The Paine College board of trustees voted to extend interim President Samuel Sullivan's contract until June 2016 at its spring meeting last week.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-24/paine-trustees-extend-int