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Taking the ACT a quarter century after high school

Taking the ACT a quarter century after high school

[Warning: Long post ahead] Yesterday I took the ACT college entrance exam for the first time. At age 44. It all started with Ira Socol’s blog post, which argued that […]

[Warning: Long post ahead]


Yesterday I took the ACT college entrance exam for the first time. At age 44.

It all started with Ira Socol’s blog post, which argued that if politicians think that the standardized tests they are espousing are so important, they had better be able to pass those tests themselves. I then sent these tweets:

Iowa legislators & @terrybranstad: Are you brave enough to do this? bit.ly/xFGZNz#iaedfuture#didn‘tthinkso

— Scott McLeod (@mcleod) February 8, 2012


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