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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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Why Measurement Matters in a Post-COVID World

In 2020, COVID-19 caused nearly 50 million public school students to pivot to distance learning, and many school systems were unprepared, la...

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Making Testing Accessible for English Learners (And Why We Should)

All students deserve equitable opportunities to demonstrate what they know, to help teachers teach, and to help themselves succeed. To deliv...

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