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February 05, 2019

Students From Educated Families More Likely to Take Dual-Credit Courses

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.

August 03, 2018

Dual Credit: The Good News and the Bad News

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

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

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

Four Ways to Build a Good Program for College Credit in High School

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

Dual Credit: Race and Income Gaps Are Getting Wider, Study Finds

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

Study Finds Gender, Race, Income Gaps in Dual-Enrollment Programs

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

Dual Enrollment: Good for Colleges, Not Just Students, Survey Finds

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

Dual-Enrollment Credits and Doubts About College Readiness

Not all district superintendents think that completing dual-enrollment credits means a student is ready for college.

September 20, 2016

Dual Enrollment: Who Pays?

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: Trouble Transferring Credit Sparks Questions

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.

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