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Five Difficult Realities We Face When We Talk About Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

We do not live in an equitable world. We often use the words equal and fair interchangeably, and many of us think the fair thing to do is ...

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The Unintended Consequences of Test-Optional College Admission Policies

The University of Chicago’s recent announcement that it will no longer require student applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores for admissio...

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New Research Shows the Transformational Relationship between Learning and Assessment

ACTNext shows that Bayesian knowledge tracing (BKT) and item response theory (IRT) are intimately connected IOWA CITY, IA—A new resear...

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Applying the ACT Holistic Framework to College and Career Readiness: From Research to Action

Almost two years ago, the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) welcomed Career & College Clubs  into its...

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ACT, a Leader in Measurement, Broadens Focus to Student Success

The ACT Center for Equity in Learning hosted a summit on social and emotional learning (SEL) and issues important to student success on Ju...

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The Holistic Framework as ACT’s DNA: How Research and Product Line Management Work Hand in Hand

ACT’s 2015 report Beyond Academics: A Holistic Framework for Enhancing Education and Workplace Success challenged current thinking around...

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Why We’re Celebrating Pride Month

ACT is a leader in our community and in the world of measurement and learning. Our brand is based on trust: Trust in our quality and t...

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