October 9 2014
Two new members have been added to the Board of Directors for ACT, Inc., and one existing director has been designated as vice chairman.
October 1 2014
Numerous states are increasing their use of computerized assessments, but few have updated their laws to account for the new cheating risks this testing format poses, according to The End of Erasures: Updating Test Security Laws and Policies for Computerized Testing, an ACT report released today at the first Conference on Test Security, cohosted by ACT.
August 20 2014
Interest in attending college continues to grow among U.S. high school graduates, according to ACT’s annual Condition of College & Career Readiness report. The report points to increased participation and high aspirations among the nation’s graduates, potentially leading to greater college access.
August 15 2014
ACT Chief Executive Officer Jon Whitmore has announced that he will retire next year after five years with the organization. His official retirement date will be August 31, 2015, which is the end of ACT’s fiscal year.
August 4 2014
Although several states have mandated more advanced coursework for high school students, the stricter graduation guidelines alone may not be enough to prepare students for college and careers, according to a report released by ACT today.