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Dual Enrollment – What’s the Payoff?

by Peter Balonon-Rosen

Move over, Advanced Placement. Take a seat, International Baccalaureate. There’s a challenger in town who wants to get students college credit in high school.

In all 50 states, a growing number of high school students are taking what are known as dual-enrollment or dual-credit classes. They’re single classes that earn students both high school and college credit. Ten states now make it mandatory for districts to offer these classes.

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