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ACT Aspire identifies gaps in student learning early

Screen Shot 2015-10-06 at 9.42.10 AMHOT SPRINGS — The president of ACT Aspire, the new testing program mandated for Arkansas schools, said Tuesday that the elementary-into-high school exams are meant to identify gaps in student learning early — before they derail a student’s college and career plans.

Darice Keating, who became president and general manager of ACT Aspire this month, told more than 400 educators and policymakers attending the Arkansas Public School Resource Center’s fall conference that fewer than 2 in 10 eighth-graders nationally are on track to be ready for college-level work when they graduate from high school.

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