Resources for Journalists

Use these photos, charts, and sample test questions in news stories about ACT's 2006 National Score Report:


Richard L. Ferguson
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Dr. Ferguson is ACT's chief executive officer and chairman of the board.


Photos and charts are JPEG files, suitable for downloading and publishing.

Sample ACT Test Questions—College Readiness Benchmarks

The sample ACT test questions include a passage and/or a test item from each of the four ACT tests in English, reading, mathematics, and science. Students who score at or above the College Readiness Benchmark on a test (18 in English, 21 in reading, 22 in mathematics and 24 in science) will be able to correctly answer the item for that test.

News Conference – ACT College Readiness Report 2006

On August 15, CEO Richard L. Ferguson held a telephone news conference to discuss this year's score report. Listen (MP3; 52.5MB)

For additional information, please contact ACT Media Relations at (319) 337-1028.