New data from the federal government show that dual-enrollment courses are an opportunity that's used disproportionately by white and Asian students, and students whose parents went to college.
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February 05, 2019
August 03, 2018
Two new studies raise questions about widespread claims that taking dual-enrollment courses in high school can save students time and money in college.
May 08, 2018
A new study calls on states to end the practice of restricting dual-enrollment courses to high-achieving students. It argues that middle-performing students can do well, and reap big benefits, with the right support.
November 30, 2017
A new report on dual-credit programs offers nuts-and-bolts advice for program designers to ensure quality, accountability, equity and a wise investment of public funds.
August 29, 2017
A new study raises questions about whether the students who can benefit most from dual-credit programs are getting adequate access to them.
March 10, 2017
A new study finds that high-achieving white girls from financially secure homes are the most likely students to participate in dual-enrollment programs.
November 07, 2016
A new study finds that colleges and universities are using dual-enrollment programs as recruiting tools, as well as to serve students who seek a challenge.
September 28, 2016
Not all district superintendents think that completing dual-enrollment credits means a student is ready for college.
September 20, 2016
Many states bill dual-enrollment courses as "free college credit," but someone has to pay for them. Who that "someone" is varies a lot from state to state.
September 07, 2016
Dual-enrollment programs are increasingly being touted as a way to get through college more quickly. But many students end up disappointed when their credits aren't accepted for transfer.