April 14 2014
Approximately 4,000 high school students across the United States took the ACT® college readiness assessment on a computer this past Saturday, April 12. It was the first-ever computer-based administration of a national undergraduate college admission exam.
April 10 2014
Rich Patz, ACT chief measurement officer, has been elected vice president of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME).
April 9 2014
A new ACT research report shows a clear link between student academic readiness and college dropout and transfer rates. The findings suggest students at the greatest risk of dropping out are those who earn lower ACT® college readiness assessment scores, particularly those with less educated parents and those with lower educational aspirations themselves.
March 27 2014
Nearly all African American students report that they aspire to earn a postsecondary degree, but most are inadequately prepared to succeed in their first-year courses in college, degree or certificate programs, according to a report released today by ACT.
March 12 2014
Most American Indian students—86 percent—want to further their education after high school, but the majority are not well prepared to succeed in college, according to a new report released today by ACT.