Welcome to the Sausage Factory

I used to work for ACT, Inc., designing and developing student assessments. In my final years there, I was Director of the Writing and Communications Literacies group. I and two of my most-valued colleagues were the team responsible for the revamped ACT Writing Test. So, if you have any questions about it, let me know. The longer I worked at ACT, the more disillusioned I became with the organization -- and with conventional standardized testing as a force in education. The tests my group ...
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