This is the first graduating class whose results include scores from the statewide administration of the ACT provided to grade 11 students beginning in 2016.
Despite the increasing number of students taking the ACT, the SAT is still the dominant college-admissions test in Virginia.
39 percent of 2017 graduates met three or four of the Readiness Benchmarks, up from 38 percent in 2016, but down from 40 percent the year before.
Last year, the state's participation in the test surged and the state's scores tumbled.
Sixty-nine percent of Kansas students this year met the English college readiness benchmark, compared to 61 percent nationally. One-half of test-takers in SC and one-third of the test-takers nationally met none of the benchmarks. That's behind the national average of 21.0.
The share of Hispanic students in the testing group rose to 17 percent in the class of 2017, up 1 percentage point from a year ago and 3 points since 2013.
According to the report, 60 percent of high school students nationally took the test. The average score for African-American students increased from 18 in 2016 to 18.1 in 2017, and the average score for Hispanic students increased from 20.2 in 2016 to 20.5 in 2017.
Twenty-eight percent of tested 2017 Nebraska graduates met all four benchmarks, compared with 27 percent for the nation.
"The ACT can indicate to us what we need to work on", she said.
Weeks, too, said he was surprised and disappointed that college-readiness scores haven't risen much, given the high priority that policymakers and teachers have been placing on that yardstick in recent years.
AAA: Gas prices up 16.7 percent from previous year
In Texas, two out of the three Port Arthur refineries remained closed and together they refine 1.163 million barrels of oil a day. D'Amelia, speaking from Stewart's corporate offices in Saratoga Springs, acknowledged a 45-cent jump in price is dramatic.
Although college entrance exams may not be the most accurate indicator of a student's preparedness, Woods says they can give some idea of how kids are doing. In comparison, 54 percent of graduates who were not underserved showed strong readiness for college.
Robert A. Schaeffer, the public education director for the National Center for Fair & Open Testing, which opposes high-stakes standardized tests, said in an email that the exam results reflect "more about ACT's marketing wars with the College Board than anything meaningful about high school students".
An ACT analysis looks at the performance of "underserved" students by examining three criteria: whether students are from low-income families, belong to racial-minority groups, or would be the first in their families to attend college.
ACT also reported that many students don't take advantage of the chance to take the exam for free.
Palmetto state students also fell short in meeting the test's College Readiness Benchmarks, scores that represent the level of achievement required for students to have a 50 percent chance of earning a B or higher or about a 75 percent chance of earning a C or higher in corresponding courses.
Georgia's overall composite score improved, as did scores in each subject: English, reading, math, and science. All but two public high schools participated and 79 percent of juniors took the test. "We're pleased to see increases in those areas and even more so to have concrete data points to chart adjustments in curriculum and additional focus areas".
Neither player was fast enough to deal with speedsters Quioto and Alberth Elis , who ran past the American fullbacks repeatedly. Dempsey made his presence felt early, drawing two Honduras yellow cards in the first quarter of the match .
North Korea has stated it is, at least in part, responding to Washington's decision to hold the exercises, which ended last week. North Korea's sixth nuclear test - probably its largest so far - sends out one clear political signal.
Tiffany Thompson , Elliott's ex-girlfriend, said the Cowboys star physically abused her on multiple occasions in July 2016. RUNNING back Ezekiel Elliott will serve his entire six-game suspension after an arbitrator denied his appeal last night.
Apart from the prequels, all the touchstones that make something feel like Star Wars have to do with griminess and dirt. In the wake of the Trevorrow news, many people were quick to speculate online about who might take up the mantle.
A state police spokesman said no arrests had been made and declined to give more information, citing an active investigation. On Tuesday, evacuation orders were in place for six Columbia Gorge communities, forcing residents to leave 400 homes.
Ever since Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012, the two apps have mostly been kept separate, according to TechCrunch . In a statement, an Instagram spokesperson confirmed the test, but declined to share more about the company's plans.
Omar al-Soma, who had not played for Syria in five years, returned from Saudi Arabia and was the hero with the tying goal. It won't be the first time the Syrian spirit has been tested and Ayman Hakeem will not budge in front of the challenge.
Lankesh was also part of a government panel involved in shaping a Maoist surrender to state police, according to reports. She was the daughter of late poet-turned-journalist P Lankesh who launched " Lankesh Patrike " several decades ago.
After entering an ante-chamber following a photo-op with China's President Xi Jinping , Modi enveloped Sisi in his trademark hug. China had successfully hosted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in May, this year.
In a press conference on Sunday, she said she was first attracted to Kei Komuro's "smile like the sun ". This matrimony will make her lose a lot of privileges as a member of the Japanese Imperial Family.
Hurricane Katia continues in southwestern Gulf
El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon characterized by warmer-than-normal water in the eastern Pacific equatorial region. The country was battered by Hurricane Matthew past year , which killed more than 270 people across the Caribbean.
Urban Meyer weighs in on Ohio State's passing game
Ohio State is plenty capable of moving the football but to outscore the Sooners by a touchdown in this game is very debatable. OU's playoff chances faded last September with losses to Houston and Ohio State in the season's first three weeks.
'American Horror Story: Cult' exploits political divide
It's too early to confirm but we can already assume she's attempting to isolate Ally from her family on Kai's orders. Granted, the 2016 election is where her hysteria started, but the clown comic book was the accelerant.
Spain expels N Korean diplomat over missile tests
The Japanese side appears to be seeking measures that include an oil embargo against North Korea as additional U.N. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes.