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Document Number: 10649

Dual Enrollment Programs and Courses for High School Students at Postsecondary Institutions: 2010-11 First Look - NCES provides comprehensive national data on the prevalence and characteristics of dual enrollment programs at postsecondary institutions. For example, 53% of institutions reported high school students took credit within or without a dual enrollment program, a total of 1,413,500 students. Associate degrees were awarded by 17% of them during the 2010-11 year. Eligibility requirements varied; 60% required a minimum high school grade point average and 4% targeted high school students at risk for educational failure. (Stephanie Marken et al., National Center for Education Statistics, February 2013)...

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