January 27, 2015
Educators and policymakers in Ohio teamed up with ACT today to honor the state’s leading exemplars of college and career readiness in four categories across the education and workforce continuum: students, high schools, community colleges and employers. The event kicks off ACT’s third annual national College and Career Readiness Campaign, its largest yet with 34 partner states.
January 20, 2015
As President Obama outlines ambitious education policies in his State of the Union speech tonight, ACT announces its commitment to ensuring that the proposed programs and legislative efforts meet their intended goals of improving opportunities and access to a larger group of American students and workers.
ACT Launches First in Series of Reports on the Impact of GEAR UP, Advances Work of Partnership to Improve Low-Income Students’ College ReadinessPosted January 15, 2015
Low-income students represent more than 40 percent of students under age 18 in the United States. Every year, millions of these students fall behind their more privileged peers and either drop out of college or don’t go to college at all.
December 05, 2014
ACT convened key experts from the K–12, postsecondary and business sectors for a policy forum on December 4 that drew close to 100 attendees. The event marked the unveiling of ACT’s policy platforms across the three sectors.
ACT Announces New Initiatives to Help Improve College Access, Increase Opportunities for Underserved StudentsPosted December 04, 2014
ACT today announces three new initiatives designed to help improve college access and increase opportunities for underrepresented students, including low-income students, ethnic minorities and first-generation college students.