Tennessee’s ACT average dips for second straight year

By , Chalkbeat Tennessee Updated: November 24, 2020 12:29 PM CT | Published: November 23, 2020 1:23 PM CT
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Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

The dips, while small, keep Tennessee on a downward trajectory after six years of slow but steady growth on the college entrance exam.


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