As millions of high school students walk across graduation stages this time of year, many motivated graduates have already earned college credit. In exceptional cases, some have even completed a college degree. All this was made possible by schools and parents who encouraged them to participate in dual enrollment.
In a majority of schools across the country, students now have the opportunity to register for dual enrollment, take college-level classes, and earn high school and college credits simultaneously. More often than not, students can enroll in these classes without ever leaving their high school campus.
These programs are becoming increasingly commonas high schools partner with higher-education institutions to create a menu of early college options, including concurrent enrollment programs offered on high school campuses and taught by high school instructors; programs offered on-site at local college campuses; and programs offered online.
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