Best Practice for elevating a high school academic experience through dual credit

this article carried in Education Next and written by Wayne D’Orio portrays a great demonstration of the upside and outcomes of concurrent credit course offerings, where the relationship of a school district and a credit (granting/receiving) institution is key.  Bringing College into High Schools – Education Next Read More

New JFF Resource on Career Pathways Includes Dual Enrollment

Dear members of the College in High School Alliance, I am writing to share a new resource which has just been released by JFF’s Policy Leadership Trust, entitled No Dead Ends: How Career and Technical Education Can Provide Today’s Youth With Pathways to College and Career Success. One of the principles discussed is to expand intentional dual enrollment experiences for students. High-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs represent an effective way to provide young adults with an educational experience that […] Read More

Introduction to Teaching Concurrent Enrollment Grant

The Introduction to Teaching Concurrent Enrollment Grant competition is now  available on the competitive grants page on the MDE website.  Grant funding is available for grants under the Postsecondary Education Options (PSEO) program to support programs that will increase and diversify the teacher workforce in the State of Minnesota. Grant funds are available to eligible applicants to develop or expand Introduction to Teaching Concurrent Enrollment Programs that encourage secondary school students, especially American Indian and students of color, to pursue teaching, […] Read More

Report: EdTrust West Report on California Dual Enrollment

The College in High School Alliance recently forwarded a report by Education Trust – West, entitled Jumpstart: Setting Goals to Drive Equitable Dual Enrollment Participation in California’s Community Colleges, and an accompanying data mapping tool. EdTrust West will be holding a webinar on these tools on Wednesday, 2/23 at 4PM – and registration for that webinar is available here. The report analyzes data from the community colleges across California to see if they’re equitably serving Black, Native, and Latinx students through […] Read More

In the News: Dual Enrollment

Dual credit is key to job creation, economic growth – Las Cruces Sun News, 1/2/2022 Dual Enrollment, Performance-Based Funding, and the Completion Agenda: An Analysis of Post-Secondary Credential Outcomes of Dual Enrollment Students by Credential Type – Community College Review, 12/28/2021 Read More

College in High School Alliance Update

CHSA is excited to launch the first in a new series of briefs that helps explain the ways in which college in high school programs like dual enrollment and early college interact with wider education policy discussions. In partnership with Advance CTE, a member of CH SA’s Steering Committee, CHSA has today published Allies in Postsecondary & Career Success: Career Technical Education Pathways & College in High School Programs that examines the interaction between college in high school programs and […] Read More

Report: Understanding Access to and Participation in Dual Enrollment by Locale and Income Level

This REL Central report details patterns in dual enrollment access and participation in the 2017/18 school year for the REL Central region states and the region overall and describes how access and participation varied by school locale and percentage of students from low-income households. For the full report, click here! Read More

Report: Intentional Acts of Dual Enrollment

Advance CTE’s newly released communications research indicates that learners who participate in CTE are more prepared for and more likely to plan to complete college. When states build more cohesive systems where college in high school programs are fully counted, valued and portable, learners have more equitable paths to college and career success. This brief provides four key strategies to achieve this goal and highlights effective programs in Ohio, Tennessee and Utah: Advancing buy-in and systems alignment through institutional partnerships; Building robust […] Read More