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Available Fall 2017, the new ACT® Tessera™ assessments help K-12 educators measure and evaluate students’ SEL skills, determine their strengths and areas for improvement, and identify interventions to help them succeed.
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Our solutions help strengthen job readiness and skills development for more than 10 million businesses, government agencies, professional associations, education institutions, and individuals in the United States and internationally.
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Everyone has a story about how they got to where they are today - and every story holds lessons. Learn more about the partnership and community being developed where professionals can share their stories of college and career success, and students can be inspired to rise above and achieve all they’ve dreamed of!
Opportunity and Achievement for All
The ACT Center for Equity in Learning (CEL) supports research that focuses on closing gaps in equity and achievement. Our goal is to produce actionable evidence to guide thought leadership, and inform changes in policy and practice, that will lead to improved learning and achievement.
New and Popular Research
This paper is a call to action for all stakeholders to come together on the adoption of quality credentials as the common workforce development language, and agree to use them as a basis for workforce development, both supply and demand.
Building on research conducted at ACT over the last fifty years, this report describes the development of a holistic framework that can provide a more complete description of education and work readiness. View Beyond Academics in a webpage.
The purpose of this research was to develop STEM readiness benchmarks to provide prospective students more tailored information on the level of knowledge and skills needed to have a reasonable chance of success in first-year STEM courses.