More Fla. students take the ACT than SAT

In Florida, more high-school students are taking the ACT than the SAT, in part, because some students find it easier, officials said. This year, the number of graduates who took the ACT was 66% -- an increase from 45% five years ago -- while fewer than 65% of students took the SAT. John Barnhill, Florida State University's assistant vice president for enrollment management, said he has noticed many students are taking both college-entrance exams, a practice he encourages.

View Full Article in:

Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI
VP - Partnership Operations
Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD