Dual Credit

Dual Credit

What is “Dual Credit”?
A “Dual Credit” course is a rigorous course taught in a college or high school that provides students the potential to earn high school and college credit. Dual Credit programs include Advanced Placement, Cambridge International and International Baccalaureate courses with exams, and Career and Technical Education/CTE Dual Credit, College in the High School, and Running Start courses that can result in college course credit.

Why “Dual Credit”?
In today’s world, 2/3 of all jobs require some post-high school training or education. Taking dual credit is connected to higher high school graduation rates, college enrollment and degree completion.

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