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Admissions Movement Leaving ACT/SAT Behind

by Pearl Stewart | October 11, 2016
Hundreds of four-year, liberal arts schools have decreased reliance upon ACT/SAT test scores in [...] Read more

ACT Scores Show Many Grads not Ready for College-level Work

by Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | August 24, 2016
WASHINGTON ― The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year [...] Read more


| April 12, 2016
WASHINGTON ― In a packed auditorium at the U.S. Department of Education, surrounded by m [...] Read more

Expert at AERA: States not Equipped to Support Schools

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 10, 2016
Even though states have new flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act their departments [...] Read more

50 Years of Access in Jeopardy

by Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh | March 15, 2016
Voting rights, money to attend college and diversity are so common today that many of us forget [...] Read more

Defending Test-optional Policies in Colleges and Universities

by Briana O’Neal | January 24, 2016
Both the ACT and SAT serve as a barrier to college access for low-income, first-generation and [...] Read more

Title IX Exclusion and Marginalization Needs to Change

by Jacqueline McDowell | January 19, 2016
We have a law that was meant to protect many, but is too focused on a few — those participati [...] Read more

Diversity in the Teaching Workforce: False Choices and Faulty Tactics

by Kate Walsh | October 19, 2015
Teacher diversity is crucial to a student’s success in the classroom, yet attracting and reta [...] Read more

Franklin Pierce University Makes Test Scores Optional

by Associated Press | August 30, 2015
Franklin Pierce University is joining a growing list of schools that no longer require most app [...] Read more

K-12 System Not Preparing Students for Life After High School

by Diverse Staff | August 26, 2015
The ACT’s new report on College and Career Readiness for 2015 shows that a significant percen [...] Read more

Court Backs Wichita State University in Lawsuit Over Test

by Associated Press | August 25, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided with Wichita State University in a lawsuit brought by a stude [...] Read more

ADA at 25: Making Life Accessible

by The Associated Press | July 28, 2015
Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. [...] Read more

Black Students Lagging in College Readiness Despite Taking Prep Courses

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 27, 2015
Even when African-American students complete the recommended “core or more” college readine [...] Read more

Low-income Students’ ACT Scores Continue to Lag

by Diverse Staff | July 20, 2015
Half of the low-income students failed to meet any of the four key test benchmarks, indicating [...] Read more

New Congressional Proposal for ‘Free’ College Expected Today

by Catherine Morris | July 7, 2015
The America’s College Promise Act would provide a federal match of $3 for every $1 invested b [...] Read more