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24 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee County parents create on-line petition to end standardized testing

The idea of Lee County schools saying goodbye to state testing is gaining a lot of traction.

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3 hrs ago | Deseret News

Utah students claim nation's top ACT scores for second year

For the second consecutive year, Utah students earned the nation's highest ACT scores when compared with states where all students participate in the test.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Standardized testing is really great! 2 poems

The test scores mean so much to them they never play, They are happy that their data is tracked and sold away.

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10 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Charter school in Waukesha has highest ACT scores ...

A shot of a classroom. [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL ], via Wikimedia Commons) WAUKESHA, Wis A charter school in Waukesha had Wisconsin's top score in the A-C-T college entrance exam.

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14 hrs ago | Ocean Pines Independent

UMES greets new students

UMES greets new students Some 1,000 freshmen and transfer students moved into campus housing Wednesday at UMES.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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