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Florida's ACT scores improve but still lag rest of U.S.

Florida's ACT scores improve but still lag rest of U.S.

Florida’s Class of 2015 scored better on the ACT college admissions exam than last year’s high school graduates. But Florida’s scores lagged the nation’s, and ACT officials said scores nationally should be a “wake-up call” that too many students leave high school ill prepared for college. Across the country, ACT scores were mostly flat, test officials said, and too many students indicated they wanted to go to college but their ACT performance suggested they’d have little success in college classes. “The needle is barely moving on college and career readiness, and that means far too many young people will continue to struggle after they...

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