STUDENT ACT SCORES INCREASE

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STUDENT ACT SCORES INCREASE
School System Recognized By State

The Smith County school system has been recognized by the state department of education for a “substantial” increase in the number of students taking the ACT and increased scores.

“Three districts both substantially increased the number of students who took the ACT and increased their Act composite score: Smith County schools, Houston County schools and the Achievement School District,” said Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen, Thursday.

The ACT is a standardized test students take prior to entering college.

Results from the ACT serve as a critical measure to indicate college and career readiness.

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