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ACT Announces Change in Leadership, Cost-Cutting Measures

IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT, the nonprofit organization that develops and delivers the ACT test, announced today a change in leadership and a seri...

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How can we help teachers support students?

During the pandemic, with so many kids being homeschooled or interacting with their teachers online, it has been heartwarming and humorous...

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ACT CEO Marten Roorda’s Letter to the University of California Board of Regents about Standardized Testing

Dear Board of Regents Members: I’m writing about the current matter before you regarding the use of standardized testing in college adm...

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ACT Acquires ScootPad Personalized Adaptive Learning Platform to Accelerate Classroom and At-Home Learning

Online platform assists with learning in real time, both inside the classroom and at home IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT, the nonprofit learning, ...

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Student Voice Survey Series: Supporting Student Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic is a uniquely stressful situation for many students and families. In a Kaiser Family Foundation poll in early Ap...

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Student Voice Survey Series: Food Insecurity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In an earlier blog post from the series, we touched on how many students face multiple obstacles to learning during the coronavirus pande...

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Student Voice Survey Series: Compounding Effects of Coronavirus Disproportionately Affect Learning for Students from Underserved Backgrounds

Though every student is currently experiencing the impact of the coronavirus in their own way, the combination of school and extracurricul...

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