Can enrolling school students help US colleges improve access?
From Times Higher Education: “US colleges appear to be rapidly increasing their class offerings to high school students in search of much-needed gains in enrolment and social equity, but some are growing wary of the accumulating costs while they await the expected pay-offs. About 1.5 million high-school students are now believed to be taking at least one college-level class, in a system commonly known as dual enrolment or concurrent enrolment. The overall figure jumped an estimated 11 per cent this semester, according to new preliminary estimates by the National Student Clearinghouse.”View the full article from Times Higher Education. [Subscription required.]
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