ACT

  • Virginia students' ACT score improve

    8/21/13 2:40 PM

    The Virginia Department of Education reports that Virginia students scored an average of 22.4 on the ACT test this year. That tops last year's score of 22.2 and is well above the national average of 20.9.

  • ACT: Only quarter of grads ready for all subjects

    8/21/13 7:14 AM

    The results of the latest ACT tests don't speak well for many of this year's high school graduates. A report from ACT says only about a quarter of the test-takers actually have the reading, math, English and science skills they need to succeed in college or a career.

  • Higher ACT scores mean longer distance to college, study says

    7/17/13 9:02 AM Comment

    Parents of high-achieving high school students are probably not too pleased the results of a recent survey that indicates that teens with higher test scores are going farther away from home for school.

  • ACT College closes three Virginia campuses

    4/4/12 5:29 PM Comment

    The ACT Manassas campus is closing, along with locations in Arlington and Alexandria. A letter on the door blames the shutdown on the Department of Education cutting financial assistance.