Each year nearly 3 million high school juniors and seniors take the ACT® test to assess their college and career readiness and start planning their future. The new PreACT™ empowers students, parents, and educators with this experience even sooner.
Providing unparalleled success in workforce development
For more than 20 years, ACT has been a trusted resource in job skills assessments and training. We measure the “real world” skills individuals and businesses need to succeed. We also maintain the largest job skills database in the United States.
Our comprehensive look at test results from students and workers shows that it takes more than academic abilities for education and workplace success. Skills in four key areas are critical as people move through school and into a career.
Using Dual Enrollment to Improve the Educational Outcomes of High School Students
This policy brief offers specific recommendations and describes ACT’s initiative to support policymakers and education leaders to increase the number of eligible high school students in dual enrollment programs nationwide.