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ACT, SAT student testing postponed due to coronavirus

Posted at 6:32 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 09:32:00-04

Student testing across the country has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The ACT, originally scheduled for April 4, will be rescheduled for June 13, according to the website.

A message on the ACT website Tuesday morning reads:

"The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date."

SAT testing in March and May has also been canceled, according to the website.

"In response to the rapidly evolving situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19), College Board is canceling the May 2, 2020 SAT administration. Makeup exams for the March 14 administration (scheduled for March 28) are also canceled."

The SAT dates scheduled for June 6 has not yet been changed.