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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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Using Market Research to Shape the Assessment Landscape: What We Know About COVID-19’s Effect on Test Optional

By ACT CEO Janet Godwin It’s hard to believe that one year ago, we were entering into the pandemic lockdowns that rippled across our country...

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An Update on ACT Testing for the 2020-2021 School Year

As snow and bitter cold blanket much of the country, we are all looking forward to spring. With the change in seasons nearly upon us, school...

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44 reasons why we’re all in for school counselors

School counselors wear many hats. They play many roles. They’re sometimes the only someone a student has. And for all they do, we’re gratefu...

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ACT Research: Class of 2021 Students are Committed to College Going and Concerned About College Readiness

Findings Can Help Counselors & Education Advocates Provide College and Career Guidance All over the country, the COVID-19 pandemic has p...

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I Want Students to Know They Can Be Successful

Jamie was named the 2020 Iowa High School Counselor of the Year by the Iowa School Counselor Association late last fall. We asked her a few ...

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