Citing customer feedback, empirical evidence, and college trends, ACT decides to phase out its Compass placement tests by Dec. 2016.
Recently in assessments Category
June 18, 2015
August 13, 2014
With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.
July 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
June 24, 2014
David Conley suggests students and colleges would be better served with a broader picture of their college- and career- readiness, including a scores reflecting their study skills, persistence, and technology proficiency.
June 07, 2013
When GRE test takers changed their answers on multiple-choice questions, they improved their scores, on average, research from ETS finds.
June 05, 2013
Gaps still exist between enrollment of white and low-income and minority students in advanced programs even among those qualified to succeed.
May 06, 2013
Thirty-eight states assess juniors for college readiness, and 21 offer structured interventions to get high school students up to speed for crediting-bearing postsecondary work.
September 19, 2012
George Washington University's Center on Education Policy releases 11th report showing transition in state approaches to high school exit exams.
September 06, 2012
A report from the New America Foundation and Education Sector question the value of the credit-hour system in higher education today
July 18, 2012
National Academy Foundation and WestEd launch college- and career-readiness assessment system that emphasizes applied career skills.