ACT scores rise slightly, but score gaps persist
| Aug 19, 2010
The 2010 ACT test results show a growing percentage of students meeting all four of the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, an increase of 1 percentage point over last year and 3 percentage points over five years ago. This has occurred as the population of ACT-tested graduates has grown to new levels--up by 30 percent since 2006--and become more diverse. For further details, visit this ACT webpage.
An article by Catherine Gewertz appearing in Education Week provides an interesting analysis of trends among minority students taking the ACT. Click here to read more.