Education Commission of the States (ECS) 2019 Policy Snapshot

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The Policy Snapshot captures 2019 legislation focused specifically on access to dual enrollment courses. It identifies four themes in enacted legislation across the states, including reducing costs for students, removing barriers to participation, expanding student eligibility and increasing qualified educators.

The snapshot shows the high levels of interest in dual enrollment across the country; at least 108 bills were introduced in 37 states last year, while at least 36 bills were enacted in 23 states.

More information on enacted legislation and themes for 2019 can be found in the full report, available here.