High school students are now graduating with much more than their high school diplomas – some have already earned an Associate’s degree or industry-recognized credentials. Many have amassed enough AP, IB, or community college credits to begin their postsecondary studies a semester or two ahead. Research is showing that these early college/credentialing models promote college persistence and completion.
In Core Education’s January issue brief, we explore opportunities being offered across the country for high school students to earn college credits and/or industry-recognized credentials before graduation. We look at early-college high school models, dual enrollment, opportunities for online study paired with CLEP testing, and available credentials.
To read the issue brief, see http://mailchi.mp/117a5b838829/7y14uz9cvv-1663161
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