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ICCSD to Acquire ACT Building

Sale of ACT’s Tyler Building will expand school district’s capabilities as part of District’s Facilities Master Plan 2.0 Iowa City, Iowa – J...

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How Partners Add an Extra Element to College Application Campaigns

By: Lisa King, director, American College Application Campaign Helping high school seniors move to the next stage in their lives requires mo...

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Pride Month: Stand Up, Show Up, and Speak Up

As we begin this Pride Month of June, ACT stands alongside our LGBTQI+ team members, family, educators, students, and community to celebrate...

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Escalating Grade Inflation Means Objective Measures Must be Considered in College Applications

By: Edgar Sanchez, lead research scientist, ACT As seniors across the country anticipate the culmination of their high school journeys, they...

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ACT Names Ranjit Sidhu as Chief Strategy Officer

Sidhu will lead development, implementation, and coordination of enterprise organizational strategy IOWA CITY, Iowa — ACT, the nonprofit le...

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‘We are Capable!’ Pioneering Student Shares Perspective on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By: Katie Featherston, senior director for accessibility Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which is an annual spotlight o...

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Grade Inflation a Systemic Problem in US High Schools, ACT Report Shows

Grade inflation accelerated in 2020 and 2021 amid COVID-19 pandemic and growth of test-optional admissions policies IOWA CITY, Iowa (May 16...

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Bringing Students Together Creates College Application Success

By: Lisa King, director, American College Application Campaign A key to the success of educators working to increase the number of first-gen...

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ACT Submits Victim Impact Statement as Operation Varsity Blues Winds Down

With Wednesday’s sentencing of Joey Chen in one of the final Operation Varsity Blues cases, and other sentencing decisions pending this sum...

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Celebrating College Signing Day 2022

By: Cindy Jara, digital communications manager, Reach Higher at Common App and a first-generation 2020 graduate from the University of Flori...

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AERA Names Daniel M. Koretz Recipient of the 2022 E. F. Lindquist Award

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the award named for ACT’s co-founder, which honors outstanding contributions to the field of empiric...

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Oregon Community Colleges Spring Into Action to Help More Students Make a Postsecondary Plan

By: Rosa Maria Banuelos-Uribe, admissions and recruitment coordinator, Lane Community College, and Tiffany Malsberger, transition specialist...

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How Women — Especially Moms — Inspire Our Love of Learning

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ACT team members reflected on this question: “What women have had the biggest effect on your educat...

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ACT’s American College Application Campaign Honors High Schools Across US With School of Excellence Awards

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The American College Application Campaign (ACAC), a national effort to increase the number of first-generation college st...

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ACT Statement on President Biden's Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

The administration’s ambitious 2023 budget proposal aims to advance economic prosperity and expand opportunity and outcomes for every stude...

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ACT Team Members Share Stories for Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ACT team members reflected on this question: “What women have had the biggest effect on your educat...

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Honoring the Women Who Guided Our Education Journeys

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ACT team members reflected on this question: “What women have had the biggest effect on your educat...

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