Funding Models

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April 16, 2020

Dual Funding for Dual Enrollment: An Inducement or an Impediment?

While the strategy of funding both systems provides an incentive for both school districts and community colleges to participate with dual enrollment, the current fiscal environment has drawn attention to the inefficient use of the dual funding structure. This article highlights the results of a case study on Florida’s dual enrollment program documenting how over…

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April 16, 2020

Dual Credit Funding Models in Illinois Community Colleges

Over the past decade, the number of Illinois high school students enrolling in community college courses has expanded rapidly, necessitating research to better understand this phenomenon. State policies governing dual credit are the Dual Credit Quality Act, along with administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). These state policies allow high schools to…

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April 16, 2020

Rewarding dual enrollment in performance-based funding formulas: How states can create incentives for college to high school partnerships

Far too few students who enter college succeed in earning a certificate or degree. The problem is especially severe at community colleges, where only about 30 percent of students complete certificates or Associate’s degrees within 150 percent of the normal time (Snyder & Dillow 2012). States are developing a range of strategies to increase college…

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April 15, 2020

Plan to Boost Higher Education Achievement is Credit Positive for the State and its Universities

On August 28, 2019, the Louisiana Board of Regents announced a strategic plan to improve educational attainment levels, aiming to increase the percentage of working-age (25 to 64) state residents with a postsecondary degree or “high value” credential to 60% by 2030. The plan (master plan for higher education) also seeks to refine the outcomes-based…

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