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1 hr ago | Clarksville Online

ACT Recognizes Tennessee for "Unusual and Impressive" Test Gains

Nashville, TN - Tennessee's composite ACT score showed its largest gain in more than a decade, and increased more than it has since the state began testing all students in 2010, according to scores released today by ACT.

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Related Topix: Education, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Nashville, TN, Mathematics, Science

3 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

California graduates surpass those nationwide in college and career readiness

Less than 30 percent of California's 2014 high school graduates took the ACT test, which assesses students for college and career readiness, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: California, Education, Wine, Drink

7 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

Wyoming ACT scores improve slightly

New results show that Wyoming students scored slightly higher overall on the ACT college entrance exam but remain below the national average.

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11 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

SC's ACT Test Scores Stable As More Take Exam

The Class of 2014's average composite score was 20.4 on a 36-point scale, unchanged from last year.

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Related Topix: Education, Columbia, SC

13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee students make big gains in ACT scores

Tennessee's average ACT score, historically slow to improve despite constant attention from educators, has made its biggest year-to-year leap since Tennessee students make big gains in ACT scores Tennessee's average ACT score, historically slow to improve despite constant attention from educators, has made its biggest year-to-year leap since Check ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Nevada's ACT Test Takers Score Above U.S. Average

Makers of the ACT test say Nevada's Class of 2014 scored higher than the national average in English, reading and math, although only about one-third of graduates took the exam.

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15 hrs ago | WMDT

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Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam.

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16 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

MN Retains Top Spot In ACT College Entrance Exam

High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking the state first among states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The truth about SAT Subject Testsa

Fortunately, SAT Subject Tests are not ordinarily part of the admissions rat race.

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Related Topix: Education, Bryn Mawr College, Wesleyan University, Boston College

18 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Wisconsin retains the number two spot on the ACT test

The state's high school seniors scored an average composite of 22.2 out of a possible 36, ranking Wisconsin behind Minnesota.

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18 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Minnesota retains top spot in ACT college entrance examMinnesota...

Minnesota retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/20/minnesota-retains-top-spot-act-college-entrance-exam/14326595/ High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

40 percent of Texas graduates took ACT

A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.

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19 hrs ago | KFVS12

Illinois schools see modest gains on ACT scores

The Illinois State Board of Education says Illinois' high school graduating class of 2014 earned a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT.

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19 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky students still lag national scores on ACT, but the performance gap is narrowing

While Kentucky public high school graduates are still behind those nationwide on the ACT college-entrance exam, the performance gap is narrowing, Kentucky Department of Education officials said.

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23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

ACT scores by 2014 Miss. high school grads edge up

Mississippi's 2014 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the test, ticking up from 18.9 last year.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Education

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama losing public support on education issues, new poll finds

Anybody paying attention to the roiling education reform debate won't be especially surprised by the results of a well-regarded annual poll : Support for President Obama on education issues is waning - with only 27 percent giving him an A or B - and a majority of the public saying they oppose the Common Core State Standards and have more trust in ... (more)

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KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD: 90 % Of Students Finished High School

South Dakota's Department of Education has put out this year's report card on school performance.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

ACT Scores across Alabama to be released Wednesday morning

Wednesday morning, educators all over North Alabama and the rest of the state will be buzzing over new test results.

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Related Topix: Education, Education Etc.

Westport News

The controversial state Department of Education commissioner who led Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's school reform effort is stepping down just as Malloy's re-election campaign gears up for November.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Fairfield, CT, Education, Yale University

KNDU

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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