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Few High School Students Are Interested in Teaching. But Better Pay Could Help

The following content is reprinted with permission from Education Week: High school students who are thinking about becoming teachers wo...

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ACT/WorkKeys to be administered free to Kansas juniors in 2018-2019

The following release is reprinted with permission from Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). TOPEKA — Kansas juniors will be ...

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Acquisition is aligned with ACT growth objectives and mission to support educational success for students IOWA CITY, IOWA—ACT, Inc., th...

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June Jamboree of Meetings Helps Answer Three Critical Questions about SEL

June was a particularly hot month nationally for social and emotional learning. I had the good fortune to contribute to four separate c...

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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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