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August 23, 2012

Struggling to Figure Out the Secret to ACT Improvement

Study of Indiana high school seniors shows no link to in improvement in statewide testing to ACT performance.

August 22, 2012

ACT Performance Remains Flat for Fifth Year

ACT Inc. releases its annual report for the performance of the 2012 graduating class, which shows scores unchanged.

July 20, 2012

ACT Scores and College Choices Go Hand in Hand

ACT research gives insights into link between performance on exam and enrollment decisions.

July 02, 2012

ACT to Roll Out Career and College Readiness Tests for 3rd-10th Grades

ACT to launch new, digital college and career testing beginning in 3rd grade.

March 27, 2012

SAT and ACT Adopt Stricter Security to Fend Off Cheating

College-admission tests ramp up security in light of cheating scandal.

January 11, 2012

Leveraging ACT Data to Improve College & Career Readiness

This month, ACT is offering two free webinars to help educators better use data from ACT assessments to improve students' college and career readiness. For more information about the training on Jan. 26, click here.

January 09, 2012

D.C. Considers Making Students Take ACT/SAT, Apply to College

A new way to promote college readiness is being floated in the nation's capital: require all high school students to take the ACT or SAT and apply to at least one college or trade school. That's the latest proposal being discussed in the District of Columbia public school system and introduced by D...

December 08, 2011

High Schools Bolstering College-Readiness Assessments

Some states are dropping the requirement that students pass exit exams to earn a high school degree—the first time there has been a decline in the practice in six years. However, college- and career-readiness assessments are gaining popularity, and many states are gearing up for new assessments...

June 21, 2011

New Study Questions Validity of Two Parts of ACT

The validity of the ACT in predicting college success has come under scrutiny in a new paper out by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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