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More high-school students are taking college courses, but the most underprivileged are getting left behind

Orduna was one of more than 4,000 students who graduated from Chicago Public Schools in 2018 with credit earned through college courses taken in high school, a program known as dual-credit or ... read more

School notes for May 24

High school dual-enrollment allows a student to be enrolled in high school and simultaneously enrolled in college or specific technical credit courses at PHSC ... by allowing them to register at the ... read more

Are Dual-Enrollment Programs Overpromising?

The dual-enrollment movement is having growing pains, as issues with credit transfer arise alongside its well-documented benefits. A lot is at stake for the students who invest time, hard work, hope, ... read more

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To get more students to and through college, Chicago is pushing this approach

They’ve benefited from a dual-credit program that Chicago officials hope will cut the cost of higher education and also help more students complete college. Quintana was one of 13 students who will ... read more

Several higher education-related bills make their way to the governor

Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, this bill would require students in dual enrollment programs to file a degree plan within a specific time period — typically by the end of the second semester or the ... read more

High-school students who take college classes don’t always save time — or money

There students can work towards their high school diploma and associate’s degree at the same time. This is the third in a six ... Baptiste had participated in what’s called a dual-credit or ... read more

Effort to reform charter school law on the move in the Pa. House

This time the reforms are sprinkled across ... The other would allow charter schools to enter into dual enrollment agreements with post-secondary institutions to allow students to earn college credit ... read more

Portsmouth graduate aspires to open hospital in her native country

She completed TCC's dual-enrollment program, where high school students earn college credits. Now ... I didn’t have to waste time taking it over there again." She also completed an internship ... read more

Are dual-credit courses helping poor, minority students in Texas?

As a result, dual-credit enrollment swelled from slightly below 80,000 students ... of the nation's top schools for low-income students If Paredes is right, it is time to rethink the long-term goals ... read more

Students who want a head start may want to consider dual enrollment

The benefits for students in a dual enrollment program are enticing. They earn college and high school credit at the same time without having to buy college text books. The credits easily transfer to ... read more

Community College Association, tribal colleges commit to dual credit standards

In January, the five Nebraska Community College Association member colleges and the two Nebraska Tribal Colleges, agreed to principles and standards for dual and concurrent enrollment credit. This is ... read more

Dual Enrollment: Don't Restrict It to High-Achieving Students

Many states make it tough for anyone but high-achieving students to take dual-enrollment courses. It's high time for states to break down those ... and it can give them a jump-start on earning college ... read more

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