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Wisconsin trails its neighbor for highest ACT scores; higher speed limit gets cool reception; more state news

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This year’s Wisconsin high school graduates tied with Iowa for the nation’s second-highest score on the ACT or American College Testing entrance exam. Neighboring Minnesota had the top score among states where more than half of all students took the ACT.


The top three states had identical rankings a year ago. Minnesota students averaged 23 of a possible 36. Wisconsin averaged 22.1 -- same as a year ago, which was the lowest since 1996.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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