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More High Schoolers Taking College Courses

by Candice Ferrette

Many more high school students are fast-tracking their studies by simultaneously taking community college courses as a way to save time and money on higher education, a new Columbia University Teachers College report shows.

The phenomenon of dual enrollment has expanded nationwide and in New York, where school districts are partnering with community colleges to provide students access to the higher-level courses, according to the report released Wednesday.

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