Particularly for minorities
Senate Bill 130 from the 2006 regular legislative session brought 100 percent testing with the ACT college entrance test to all public school students in Kentucky. It is a far-reaching bill with great promise to help improve our schools.
Now, it looks like benefits are becoming apparent across the six states, including Kentucky, that have implemented similar testing programs. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education reports that scores for minority students are on the rise in the six states that currently test all students with the ACT.