ACT, Inc. announced new details about its upcoming “next generation” assessment system. The new program, which will span elementary grades through high school, will be called ACT Aspire.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT, Inc. announced its plan to launch a “next generation” assessment system spanning early elementary grades through high school. The new system will advance ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success by providing students, parents and educators with the information they need to know whether students are on track for success in college and 21st century careers.
ACT Aspire is like no other assessment system in existence. Trusted and sustainable, ACT Aspire maximizes student potential through LIFE. LIFE stands for "L" longitudinal, "I" insight driven, "F" future focused, and "E" evidence based.
Connects student growth and progress from elementary grades through high school. More »
Delivers relevant and actionable insights for students, parents/guardians, and educators to address student strengths, areas for improvement, and potential. More »
Aligns with the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks and identifies essential skills and knowledge necessary to become ready for college and career. More »
Brings more than 50 years of ACT education and career readiness research to the system for credibility, validity, and effectiveness. More »