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Jerry P. Becker

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Oregon: Highest ACT Scores Overall
Posted: Aug 20, 2000 8:20 PM
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From The Christian Science Monitor, Free-Mail Edition, Sunday, August
20, 2000; 15:50:55 -0400 (EDT) -- (c) 2000 The Christian Science
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Oregon students turn in highest ACT scores overall

This spring, a record number of graduating high school seniors - 1.1
million - took the ACT, formerly known as the American College
Testing assessments. Their average composite score was 21 out of a
possible 36 - the same as last year, according to the testing
organization, which is based in Iowa City, Iowa.

Following are the 10 states that had the highest average composite
scores, with the percentage of high school students in each who took
the test so far this year:

1. Oregon 12%, 22.7

2. New Hampshire 6%, 22.5

3. Washington 18%, 22.4

4. New York 14%, 22.2

(tie) Vermont 9%, 22.2

(tie) Wisconsin 69%, 22.2

7. Iowa 69%, 22.0

(tie) Minnesota 66%, 22.0

9. Massachusetts 7%, 21.9

(tie) Maine 5%, 21.9
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Associated Press
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Compiled by Judy Nichols
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Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610 USA
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu





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