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Research Finds that High School GPAs Are Stronger Predictors of College Graduation than ACT Scores
Students’ high school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new study published in Educational Researcher. Read more
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Grades Predict College Success Better Than ACT Scores
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Gadsden, Rios-Aguilar to Present Distinguished Annual Meeting Lectures
AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker has announced prominent scholars Vivian L. Gadsden and Cecilia Rios-Aguilar as major speakers at the 2020 Annual Meeting. Gadsden will give the AERA Distinguished Lecture. Rios-Aguilar will deliver the Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture. Read more

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