Education News in Brief


August 26, 2014 1 min read

Jon Whitmore, the chief executive officer of ACT Inc., has announced he will retire from that post next August, a decision that comes as the organization is shifting its assessment work to mesh with the demands of the Common Core State Standards.

Mr. Whitmore, 69, came to ACT in 2010 after having served as the president of San Jose State University in California.

A version of this article appeared in the August 27, 2014 edition of Education Week as Transition