ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning focuses on closing gaps in equity, opportunity, and achievement for underserved populations and working learners by furthering ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success. The Center’s work focuses on four pillars:

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Together We Can Help Students Transition Successfully From Foster Care

Posted on December 6, 2018

Picture this: You are a first-generation college student, stressed out as you enter your first finals week of your college…

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We’re Still Here – Why Aren’t You Teaching To or About Us?

Posted on November 30, 2018

“Don’t they know we’re [American Indians] still alive?” As an adult, I’ve grappled with this question many times. More often…

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The ACT Center for Equity in Learning supports research that focuses on closing gaps in equity, opportunity, and achievement. Our goal is to produce evidence that guides thought leadership and informs changes in policy and practice—which will lead to improved learning and achievement.