April 24, 2015
The goal of college and career readiness for all has bright prospects based on the semifinalists in ACT’s third National College and Career Readiness Campaign. This annual program honors a distinguished group of students, schools and employers for exemplifying what is being done in states across the country to improve individuals’ prospects for success.
Future Teacher Pipeline Narrows Even Further; ACT Report Shows Fewer High School Grads Planning to Become EducatorsPosted April 21, 2015
The number and percentage of high school graduates interested in becoming an educator have significantly declined over the past four years, according to The Condition of Future Educators, a new report from ACT.
April 15, 2015
In a white paper released today, ACT defines workplace readiness and calls for a new model of college and career readiness that emphasizes multiple skill domains and competencies. The paper, Unpacking Career Readiness, argues that the skills needed for success in college and in the workplace, while overlapping, are distinct and that measurement of readiness must encompass both academic and nonacademic skills.
March 31, 2015
ACT and Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Announce Collaboration Designed to Expand Use of Stackable CredentialsPosted March 24, 2015
The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT today announced a formal collaboration to accelerate the use of stackable credentials.