ACT test

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    ACT scores: Pretty much the same as last year

    …and not much different than the 2010 scores. Have a nice day.
    Terry Stoops, August 22, 2012
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    ACT: 60 percent of 2012 graduates are not ready for college or career

    ACT released a new report this morning, The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2012.  The report concludes that a majority of students are at risk of not succeeding in college or in the workforce. The report covers the ACT-tested high school graduating class of 2012.  The study assessed…
    Terry Stoops, August 22, 2012
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    ACTuesday

    Today, approximately 100,000 high school juniors throughout North Carolina will take the ACT exam.  According to the NC Department of Public Instruction press release, The ACT is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college. In December 2011, the State Board…
    Terry Stoops, March 6, 2012
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    Questioning the adoption of the ACT test

    JunkScienceMom tries to make sense of a proposal that would require North Carolina’s high school students to take the ACT (and related) exams.  Read Part 1 for an overview of the proposal and Part 2 for an account of a similar initiative in Michigan.  I highly recommend both.
    Terry Stoops, June 6, 2011