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Virginia Does Well On 2014 ACT Exam

Virginia Does Well On 2014 ACT Exam

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Virginia students continue to do better than the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. They fared better than last year on math, reading and science. The students’ English scores held steady but still beat the national average. More than 19,000 Virginia public school seniors took the test, and 26 got a perfect score.

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