Some additional insight and information from Catalyst about ACT test prep, which the Consortium recently reported was not working:
A junior at
School blogs about day-to-day classroom experiences with ACT test prep.
Taking yoga to relieve stress a couple days before the test was a
highlight. The lack of instruction and preparation in science was the
biggest frustration. Overall, test prep was boring and the ACT itself
“was the hardest test I ever took in my life.”
officials quietly redirected $3.5 million earmarked for ACT test
preparation into efforts to revamp high school curriculum. What the
research says and how educators are responding to it.
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