ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning  is re-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 who are systemically underserved achieve education and career success.

Complimentary Support for Juniors and Seniors

Although 2021-22 will likely feature a return to “normal” schooling, COVID-19’s effect on student learning and counselors’ bandwidth has been devastating. For many BIPOC youth and those from low-income families, this school year has been an almost complete loss. Yet, despite these challenges, high school juniors, seniors and their respective counselors have persisted.

May 2021
John Branam - executive director, Get Schooled®
Don't Give Up

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 nurture the academic talent of graduate and community college students at the University of Iowa and Kirkwood Community College. These two institutions share ACT’s passion for helping all students achieve their ambitions in college and their careers.

April 2021
Erika Rodriguez - Guest Blogger
An Outcomes-Focused Perspective for the APIA Community

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to honor their contributions and rich heritage. Learn about the many ways you can celebrate the month here..

May 2021
Shyam R. Gadwal - Educator

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