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Joy Resmovits

Fewer Than Half Of American Students Are Ready For College

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.20.2014 | Black Voices

As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores pr...

If You Want A Good ACT Score, It Really, Really Helps To Be Rich

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.18.2014 | College

A new report out from the ACT outlines the numbers of students who reached college readiness benchmarks in 2013. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the report fo...

The ACT Is Making Big Changes

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 06.06.2014 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — The popular ACT college admissions exam is broadening how it reports students' scores. The exam's traditional 36-point scale rema...

Ranking CPS Schools: It's Easy as 1-2-3

Matt Farmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

The numbers are in, the spreadsheets have been released, and CPS parents now know whether their kids are currently attending Level 1, 2 or 3 schools. Whatever that means.

ACT Results Show Most Students Still Not Ready For College

Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

Sixty percent of 2012 high school graduates are at risk of struggling in college and a career, according to the ACT’s The Condition of College & Car...

Yay! ACT Scores Show More Students Able To Do College-Level Math And Science

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 10.22.2012 | College

Average scores on the ACT exam held steady for the high school class of 2012 but the results show modest progress in the number of students who appear...

Kathleen Miles

SHOCKING Feat 10 High School Students Pulled Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Only 0.04% of students nationally who took the ACT college entrance exam received a perfect score last year. This year, 10 students, all from the same...

DePaul Makes ACT, SAT Score Submission Optional

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

After five years of deliberation, DePaul University has decided to make submission of ACT or SAT scores optional, starting with the 2012 admission cyc...

ACT Scores In Illinois Up, But Are Still Lower Than National Average

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

Graduating high school seniors in Illinois may post ACT test scores that are still be behind the national average, but they have also shown gradual im...

ACT Scores Dip, But More Students College-Ready

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Average scores on the ACT college entrance exam inched downward this year, yet slightly more students who took the test proved to be prepared for coll...

Illinois ACT Scores are Stagnant: Why Don't We Listen to Arne?

Paras Bhayani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paras Bhayani

The home state of the secretary of education should be leading the way in enacting reforms, especially when they are as straightforward as using data to track student growth, finding ways to recruit non-educators into the profession and closing down failing schools.