Texas Lawmakers Consider Boosting Dual Credit Education Program As More Students Opt In

From 2000 to 2017, the number of high school students seeking dual credit courses in Texas jumped more than 1,100 percent, from fewer than 20,000 to over 220,000.

By Allyson Ortegon April 29, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Salma Paredes, a senior at Arlington Collegiate High School, enjoys graphic design, watching documentaries and hanging out with friends — when she has the time. She’s typically busy taking college courses and planning her future. She will graduate from high school this spring with 60 college credits, the equivalent of an associate’s degree, or half of a bachelor’s degree.

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