High School Students Will Once Again Take the A-C-T for Annual Assessments


High school students in Illinois will start taking the A-C-T exam next spring when schools administer their annual state assessments.

Capitol News Illinois reports the state is switching away from the S-A-T exam,  which schools have used since the spring of 2017.

The Illinois State Board of Education awarded a six-year, 53-million-dollar contract to ACT in May.

The change only affects the statewide assessments that Illinois schools are required to administer under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.

Students who still want to take the S-A-T exam, either for college admissions or scholarship applications, will still be allowed to do so at their own expense.

Public colleges and universities in Illinois no longer require applicants to submit standardized test scores to be admitted.

***Courtesy of Capitol News Illinois***

Spread the word

Trending Now

Featured News Podcasts

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, https://977wmoi.com/. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Choose a Category

Continue Reading

Storm Recovery Underway

A significant storm moved through Galesburg on July 15, 2024, which brought down multiple tree limbs and power lines. City staff are working to clear all limbs and storm debris

Redevelopment of Beck’s Underway

Demolition is underway at the Beck Oil gas station on the north end of Monmouth at the intersection of Highway 34 and Highway 67. Along with the redevelopment of the