US tests new school-university partnerships

From Times Higher Education: “Under a method being tried across several states, small numbers of students who have completed their high school requirements are being guided into beginning their college careers without collecting their graduation diploma. That lets them remain officially part of their high school communities – keeping them directly connected to guidance counsellors – while they start attending two-year or four-year universities. … One of the most ambitious adaptions of that concept is the network of 130 Cooperative Innovative High Schools in North Carolina, where students try to complete as much as two years of college-level coursework while earning their high-school diplomas.”

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