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June 29, 2016

ACT Changes Scale for Writing Test Scores

The new scoring range is meant to eliminate test-takers' confusion over how to interpret their results.

June 07, 2016

Federal Data Show Unequal Access to Challenging Math and Science Courses

Black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.

May 17, 2016

PARCC's 'College-Ready' Score Reflects Rigor of College Work, Study Finds

The first study to explore how well PARCC predicts college grades and remediation finds only modest correlations to both, but concludes that PARCC's cutoff score does reflect college-level work.

April 08, 2016

A Math Course That Helps Students Get Into College and Avoid Remediation

Teaming high school teachers and college professors produced big benefits for students: They enrolled in college and skipped remedial classes, at much higher rates than peers who weren't in the program.

April 05, 2016

Only 8 Percent of Students Complete College- and Career-Ready Curriculum

Weak guidance from adults fuels course-taking patterns that don't set students up for success in college or in work, the report from Education Trust says.

March 17, 2016

To Redefine 'College Ready,' Illinois District Changes the Way It's Measured

A high school district in Illinois becomes the first to pilot a more inclusive definition of college readiness.

March 14, 2016

States' Accountability Systems Flawed for College Readiness, Report Finds

If states want to align their actions with their goals, they should consider reporting publicly the things that really matter, according to a new report by Achieve.

February 23, 2016

'Corequisite Remediation' Offers Promise for Community Colleges, Studies Report

Two new reports highlight the practice, which lets students speed their progress by pairing remedial classes with credit-bearing classes.

February 19, 2016

States Use College-Awareness Programs to Boost College-Going

A new brief highlights moves by two states to build programs to raise college awareness in adolescent students.

February 11, 2016

Illinois Finalizes Decision to Switch From ACT to SAT

The move is the latest in a string of decisions that add up to big shifts on the high school testing landscape.

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