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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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