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New Jersey announced grant funding ($500,000) for four sets of partnered institutions to advance access to dual credit programing to students from under-resourced communities

This January 30, 2024 news release from the New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education describes new funding for pilot projects among four different sets of dual credit programing partners that are designed to specifically target students with lower participation rates in dual credit programs. Read More

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond reports out results of Survey regarding Dual Enrollment in the region’s Community Colleges

No surprises here in this survey reporting from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, but it does validate the importance of dual enrollment programing with data on enrollment counts for that region’s Community Colleges.  Additional insights reflect differences and similarities between urban and rural areas and provides a graphic representation of the composition of dual enrollment by race.  This is a quick read that is very much in line with what is happening across the country in terms of dual enrollment […] Read More

Community College Research Center published a strong case for intentional infusion of pathway logic to Dual Enrollment Programing

This research points out the well established positive student success outcomes of dual enrollment participation, but with a strong emphasis on access and equity gaps in some student populations.  In addition to pointing out the data that supports those points, it goes a step further in suggesting even stronger outcomes where the programs incorporate career path objectives.  This furthers the trend in DE that is moving away from DE targeting strong academic achievers to DE that targets students who have […] Read More

Texas providing funding for dual credit classes

This YouTube clip highlights recent changes from the Texas Legislature to fund dual credit courses.  Heretofore, students were responsible to paying the full per credit cost to take dual credit courses.  See the video HERE Read More

A new report on the policy implications of College in High School in New York was just released – July, 2023

The State of NY has a rich history of leading program development and delivery of college credits for secondary students, but it lacks a formal policy governing program purpose and function for dual enrollment programs.  In this report by the College in High School Alliance poses recommendations to correct the gap in policy governance.  The report is linked to a 2020 report that provides significant detail on program elements and outcomes.  the link to the policy recommendations and earlier reports […] Read More

Research Development Grants – NACEP call for proposals for 2023-2024

      CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2023-2024 Research Development Grants The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Research Commission is seeking proposals for research grants focused on research on dual and concurrent enrollment programs.  Successful proposals will be funded between $500 – $2,000 in a research grant. Preference will be given to grant proposals that address policies, practices, and topics that are of contemporary relevance and interest to the NACEP Board and NACEP Research Commission, including (listed in alphabetical […] Read More

Federal Legislators weighing in on access to dual enrollment in early college programs

This is a bi-partisan interest in congress that looks to make college more accessible and affordable by kick starting college in High School.  This is a — click here for the article — short article, but important to show legislative support for dual credit programming across the country Read More

Access to dual credit opportunities for Rhode Island’s differently abled students is highlighted in this report

Rhode Island programing and policy drivers, including access and funding elements are summarized HERE Within the summary, you can also find reports and state resources that lead to an intentional system of inclusion and access avenues, along with student learning and education/career tracks to support student success. Read More

Imroving Minnesota’s Dual Enrollment Funding Systems – March 2023

This research conducted by the College in High School Alliance in partnership with the Minnesota P-20 Education Partnership’s Dual Credit Working Group focused on funding logic, built-in disincentives, and limited access challenges.  Remedies look to legislative support and funding for pilot sites to test the legacy underwriting inhibitors and access issues.   the research report can be found HERE Minnesota has a rich and proud history of dual credit programing that needs to appreciate its current state, including systemic barriers that have […] Read More