ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning  is committed to showcasing and supporting ACT’s efforts to close  opportunity and outcome gaps for all individuals, including: students  of color; first-generation students; families  with economic challenges; and exceptional and diverse  learners.

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Equity in Action

Stay informed through ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning blog which offers thought leadership and reflective pieces on barriers and solutions to help students achieve education and workplace success.

Ask Your Professors For Help

May 3, 2023 | John Fan, Kirkwood Community College student and ACT Scholar

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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Exercise Self-Discipline

April 18, 2023 | Marcus Glover, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

I am an African American student who attends Kirkwood Community College. I am from Chicago, where I went back and forth from my mom and my dad’s house, both being single parents. I am not a first-generation college student, as both my mother and father have graduated from college.

I Want to Be Part of That Team

March 2, 2023 | Ciara Ford, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

My motivation for going to college and earning a degree was a better life for myself. I wanted personal growth and to gain the skills necessary to help others along their journey as well.

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Use our available research to guide and inform changes in policy and practices at your organization that support closing gaps in equity, opportunity, and achievement.

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