New College Board Head Makes Underserved Top Priority
The new president of the College Board launched his tenure last week with a call to use the organization’s clout to help historically underserved students reach their potential and find ways for all students to immerse themselves in academic “work worth doing.”
David Coleman’s Oct. 24 keynote speech at the organization’s annual conference here laid out a social-justice agenda that focuses on closing the race- and income-based score gaps that dog the SAT and Advanced Placement exams and on helping disadvantaged students get access to challenging academic work and find their way to college.
Under the 13-year tenure of Mr. Coleman’s predecessor, Gaston Caperton, the New York
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