Johnny Key

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The ACT® is a national college admissions examination recognized by universities and colleges in the US.  The State of Arkansas will provide one opportunity for all Arkansas 11th grade students to test at their respective high schools during spring of 2017.  Note that the ACT is offered throughout the year at different testing sites, but the State is sponsoring the spring administration dates below only.   
 
The State sponsored test will be given:
     The ACT® Taken Online (per school decision)
     Weekdays February 28 - March 14, 2017
 
The ACT Taken with Paper (per school decision)
     Initial Test Date: February 28, 2017
     Makeup Test Date: April 19, 2017
     Accommodations Testing Window: February 28 - March 14, 2017
 
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For more information, please contact:

Hope Allen, Director of Student Assessment
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4558
Email: hope.allen@arkansas.gov

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