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Lending Our Land to Educational Pursuits

ACT Shares Sustainability Efforts and Environmental Research Collaborations this Earth Day Iowa City has been home to ACT since its origins ...

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Congratulations to April National ACT Test-Takers: A Recap and What’s Next

Congratulations to the students who tested this weekend as part of ACT’s April national test date! Here’s what you can plan for next, now th...

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A Statement from ACT on the Verdict in the Murder of George Floyd

ACT is heartened by the just verdict issued in the murder of George Floyd. While nothing can truly heal the pain of the loss for George’s fa...

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How The Hunt Institute is Amplifying Women of Color in Equity Work

In my previous blog for ACT , I discussed the aim, value and impact of The Hunt Institute’s flagship program, the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fello...

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What Predicts Growth for Gifted Students?

A few years back, Jonathan Wai and I embarked on a study to examine predictors of academic growth among academically advanced (gifted) yout...

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How ACT and The Hunt Institute are Working Together to Advance Equity in Education

ACT and The Hunt Institute are mission-aligned on closing gaps in education equity, opportunity, and achievement. Stay tuned for opportuniti...

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ACT Superscoring is Now Available

IOWA CITY, Iowa—Superscoring, a much-anticipated ACT test option to increase students’ opportunities for college admissions and scholarships...

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ACT’s American College Application Campaign Announces 2020 School of Excellence Award Winners

National Campaign Encourages 2021 High School Graduates to Pursue Plans Post-Graduation Despite Uncertainty due to Pandemic IOWA CITY, Iowa—...

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ACT Celebrates International SEL Day with Highlights from Students and Teachers

Today marks the second annual international celebration of #SELday , a day to inform, educate and advocate for the importance of social and...

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ACT Statement on Violence Towards AAPI Community

The following statement is from ACT CEO Janet Godwin : Like most of you, I have been saddened, frustrated, and outraged by the increasing ra...

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How to be an ACT Fairness Reviewer: An Educator’s Guide

ACT takes great care in ensuring that the ACT test is fair to all students. All questions go through a thorough internal and external review...

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Got College and Career Information? It’s Complicated!

We know that access to the best information influences students’ college decisions. Yet, Black, Brown, and Indigenous students, and those re...

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CEO Statement on The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The following is a statement from ACT's CEO Janet Godwin: As more and more Americans receive COVID-19 vaccinations and we continue to as...

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International Women’s Day: ‘Miles to Go’ but Making Progress Towards Gender Parity

It’s reported that gender parity won’t be attained for 99.5 years, in large part due to the under-representation of women in emerging roles...

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5 Benefits of Blended Learning for Increased Student Engagement

COVID-19 has made providing instruction via digital learning environments a necessity. A blended learning approach encourages flexible condi...

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