Citing customer feedback, empirical evidence, and college trends, ACT decides to phase out its Compass placement tests by Dec. 2016.
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June 18, 2015
June 10, 2015
A report from the New America Foundation gives a state-by-state comparison of college-readiness policies and how K-12 expectations align with college entrance requirements.
June 03, 2015
A new poll of college students by McGraw Hill Education finds 65 percent of students felt high school prepared them adequately for college, yet just 35 percent believe college got them ready for the job market.
April 28, 2015
Equal Opportunity Schools, the College Board, International Baccalaureate, and others join forces to expand programs that encourage underrepresented student to enroll in advanced courses in high school.
March 25, 2015
A new report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows administrators value time spent on college counseling, although most guidance departments devote less than 20 percent of their time to that task.
March 03, 2015
Michigan recognizes elementary schools for an innovative program that invites surgical teams from local hospitals to demonstrate procedures and expose students to medical careers.
December 18, 2014
A national survey of about 1,300 recent high school graduates by the nonprofit Achieve finds most feel high school did not adequately challenge or prepare them for the demands of college and career.
December 04, 2014
Leaders from education, business, and philanthropy are expected to participate in today's summit, bringing with them 600 pledges for action to improve students' college access and success.
December 01, 2014
The Council of Chief State School Officers released a series of actions for states to improve the rigor, quality, and relevance of high school career technical education programs.
November 26, 2014
A report from the New America Foundation underscores the importance of life skills, such as self-discipline and grit, in student success and encourages schools to focus on helping students develop them.