Katie Featherston, ACT’s Senior Director of Accessibility, discusses a huge challenge in accessible testing — how it’s going, how it started and what the future holds.
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ENSURING EQUITY IN ASSESSMENT AND HIGH-STAKES TESTING DURING THE COVID ERA
Catherine Hoffman, VP of State Partnerships at ACT, discusses information about demographics and some promising practices they have researched in schools nationwide, and how districts throughout the country can use it to create a highly equitable and access-oriented system of
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KAPLAN FEE WAIVER FOR TEST PREP INCREASES ACCESSIBILITY & OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
It’s all about equity… From ACT we have Allyson Tlacoxolal and from Kaplan, Isaac Botier. Thanks to both organizations!
THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: ACT WORKS FOR EQUITY
Learn about Tina Gridiron, Vice President of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning, as she and Larry Jacobs discuss the importance of providing all students access to a rigorous, high-quality education, regardless of race, gender or socioeconomic status.
GATHERING & USING GRADUATING CLASS DATA
ACT’s Shannon Hayes and Katie Gragnaniello explain how gathering and using the data on any year’s graduating class allows better planning for future student learning… with a look at ACT’s new program, Mosaic. This data is available at http://www.act.org/gradclass2020.
Janet Godwin Confirmed as ACT CEO
ACT, the nonprofit learning organization and provider of college and career readiness assessments, today named Interim Chief Executive Officer Janet Godwin as its CEO. Godwin was appointed as interim CEO in May. “The ACT Board of Directors is proud to
“MyOptions,” a Blended Approach to College Counseling for First-Generation Students
ACT presents “MyOptions” A BLENDED APPROACH TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR 1st GEN STUDENTS …Thank you ACT Center for Equity in Learning. Our guest is Bryan Contr
#WhyApply Day September 18: Why Hosting a College Application Event During a Crisis Matters
By Lisa King, Director, American College Application Campaign Have you ever taken a walk on your favorite path after a storm? There may be branches or dirt on the route, but you still find a way to clear the path
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Listen: ACT’s Focus on Educational Equity
ACT’s interim CEO/COO Janet Godwin joined Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio to discuss how ACT, a company you may know only for testing, is working daily on an ongoing mission toward educational equity for all students.
“COVID-19 Slide” Will Yield More Learning Loss Than Summer Slide
Summer slide, a term used to define the learning loss kids can experience when not in school, will likely be even larger this year, due to the early spring dismissal of more than 50 million students in schools around the
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