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April 13, 2020

Taking College Courses in High School Is Supposed to Save You Money. Here’s How Dual Enrollment Classes Really Work

Forty years of studies suggest that most colleges will accept credit earned through dual enrollment programs, says Tim Stetter, director of UW in the High School at the University of Washington Continuum College.

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April 1, 2020

Ready for what? Postsecondary data on school report cards remains mixed bag

According to 2019 guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, school report cards should include what students are doing after high school graduation “to the extent postsecondary enrollment data are available.” And the data should be disaggregated by racial and ethnic subgroup and whether students have a disability, are English learners or are from low-income families.

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March 16, 2020

Equity in Higher Education Requires Equal Access to Dual Enrollment in High School

Dual enrollment programs, also known as dual credit or concurrent enrollment programs, have in recent years become a mainstream pathway to higher education for high school students. Their appeal includes the opportunity to reduce the time and cost of obtaining a college degree while simultaneously preparing high school students for challenging college-level coursework.

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October 12, 2019

College in High School Alliance Releases Two Major Publications to Help Policymakers Close Equity Gaps in Dual Enrollment

College in High School Alliance Releases Two Major Publications  to Help Policymakers Close Equity Gaps in Dual Enrollment   College in high school programs such as dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and early college high school are popular and effective tools to improve college access and success. In 2019 alone, 18 governors discussed earning college credit prior…

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