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.”

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