ACT has stopped telling colleges whether students who took the admissions exam have disabilities, a practice that sparked a lawsuit last summer.
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October 04, 2018
August 07, 2018
A lawsuit against ACT Inc. claims that the company illegally discloses students' disability status to colleges and scholarships organizations.
June 14, 2018
The University of Chicago has announced that it will no longer require the SAT or ACT for admission, marking the first time a major research university has joined the test-optional movement.
May 24, 2018
New guidance from the U.S. Education Department warns states and districts that they risk violating federal data-privacy laws if they don't abide by key practices when administering the SAT or ACT.
March 07, 2018
North Dakota has become the first state in the country to take advantage of a new kind of assessment flexibility: It won federal permission to give school districts the right to substitute the ACT for the state's own required high school test.
January 23, 2018
ACT Inc.'s new free test-prep service arrives amid ever-increasing competition with its rival, the College Board, which offers free test prep of its own.
January 08, 2018
A new study raises questions about how easily states can use the SAT or ACT instead of their required high school achievement tests.
December 21, 2017
The most-read blog posts of 2017 show a wide-ranging interest in financial aid, the value of high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees, and, yes, testing screwups.
September 15, 2017
In its market-share battle with ACT, the College Board adds one more statewide contract: West Virginia.
June 05, 2017
A mixup with the ACT in Ohio and Tennessee jeopardized the college-admission scores of nearly 2,800 students, but the ACT has reversed its decision to withhold those scores.