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Enabling English Learners to Show What They Know

Across the United States, nearly 4.5 million K-12 students are English language learners. From 2004 to 2014 , the percentage of public ...

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Test Optional Report - Response to Feedback

We’ve received a good deal of feedback regarding our recent report on test-optional policies, More Information, More Informed Decisions: W...

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Where FairTest Gets It Wrong

In a recent report by the National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest), “Assessment Matters: Constructing Model State Systems t...

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Inclusion and Opportunity

College was once a privilege afforded to the fortunate few. For most high school graduates, a diploma was the end of the educational road....

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Improving Security for International Testing

Piracy is an international crime that accounts for an estimated $300 billion in lost intellectual property (IP) revenues (The Commission o...

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Measuring Science Skills

“If you can not measure it, you can not improve it,” said the famous physicist Lord Kelvin. As an organization committed for more tha...

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ACT Perspective on Fisher Decision

As is clear to most observers, not every student enjoys the same advantages as they advance through the K-12 educational system. Too ofte...

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ACT Named Winner of Culture of Innovation Award

ACT received the Culture of Innovation Award at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit on May 18, 2016, in San Francisco. The award recogniz...

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ACT to Streamline Accommodations Process

Imagine a student with a motor impairment. He has limited use of his dominant arm and he can’t get a firm grip on his pencil.   H...

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More than 17,000 View Second Free Online Event from ACT and Kaplan

Word is out—and interest is rising in the three free online events being offered by ACT and Kaplan Test Prep. On May 11, more than 7,000 stu...

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ACT Statement on ACT-SAT Concordance

ACT CEO Marten Roorda stands behind his May 11 blog post (“Collaboration Essential When Claiming Concordance”) questioning the methodology...

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Collaboration Essential When Claiming Concordance

By Marten Roorda, CEO Here’s an SAT word for you: equipercentile. Even though the College Board promised to get rid of “SAT words” on ...

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First Live Online Event from ACT and Kaplan Hits the Mark

Understanding Your ACT Scores and What to Do Next, the first of three free online events presented by ACT and Kaplan Test Prep, took place ...

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ACT Engages with Thousands at USA Science & Engineering

More than 365,000 students and parents were at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 15-17, 2016, in Washington, D.C., and ACT wa...

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Opt Out of Ravitch's Opinion

By Marten Roorda , CEO Imagine that a popular national blogger advised everyone to opt out of taking cholesterol and blood pressure test...

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