November 20 2013
Additional Date Provides Greater Flexibility to States & Districts that Administer the ACT® to All Students IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT announced today that it will be offering a fall in-school, weekday test date option for states and school districts that administer the ACT college readiness exam to all students as part of their academic assessment programs. [...]
November 11 2013
Only about a third of ACT®-tested high school graduates selected a college major that is a good fit with their interests, according to a new research report from ACT titled College Choice Report Part 1: Preferences and Prospects. The findings suggest that high school students need more help planning for college and career—and that the majority want such assistance.
November 4 2013
Most first-generation college students want to attend a postsecondary institution, but the majority are not ready to succeed in key courses when they get there, according to a new report released today by ACT and the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).
October 3 2013
Today, the new ACT Foundation launched as a national, operating foundation to catalyze and advance a National Learning Economy that will cultivate the success of working learners, businesses, and the nation as a whole.
August 22 2013
ACT, the U.S. leader in college and career readiness research and assessment, announced today that two prominent industry veterans are joining the organization’s leadership team to advance its mission and growth.