In the news: Teacher summit, AP U.S. History and more Staff reports August 7, 2015 It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are a few education-related news stories from this past week. The Better Together teacher summit drew thousands of participants to discuss best practices and share strategies. Legislators look for common ground based on two proposed bills rewriting the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Students in the class of 2017 will be the first to experience the new redesigned SAT. The College Board released the new edition of the AP U.S. History Course and Exam Description.