High schools haven’t shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the group that administers the ACT exam.
The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
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.
According to a Wall Street Journal article, some companies screen the SAT results of prospective employees even decades after the standardized test was originally taken.
Texas students’ average score on the ACT college entrance exam has risen slightly and now matches the national average.
An expert has suggested that tougher Texas standardized tests have not translated to statewide student improvement on the SAT and ACT.
Texas students taking the ACT college entrance exam have scored slightly lower than the national average.
The company has more than 100 complaints on file with the Better Business Bureau.
Texas members of the high school class of 2011 have posted ACT college entrance exam scores slightly below the national average.