ACT test http://wuis.org en Schools Consider New Test Fee Amid Budget Worries http://wuis.org/post/schools-consider-new-test-fee-amid-budget-worries <p>State education officials are considering retaining a<br />traditional college-readiness test for high school juniors but passing the cost along to school districts and possibly the students' families.<br />&nbsp;<br />The move is one cost-cutting possibility after Illinois schools have seen close to $1 billion in cuts since 2009. Educators warn of more drastic cuts if<br />lawmakers decide not to extend a temporary income tax hike set to expire at the end of 2014.<br />&nbsp;<br />State board officials estimate it will cost $14 million for all high school Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:50:07 +0000 Associated Press 22326 at http://wuis.org Schools Consider New Test Fee Amid Budget Worries