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The college push
May 14, 2019
To get more students to and through college, Chicago is pushing this approach
Alan Quintana’s last year of high school at Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy looked a lot more like the second year of college.
October 9, 2018
‘Doors open because of this’: How one Newark high school is closing the college degree gap
Newark's East Side High School allows students to earn two-year college degrees by graduation, saving some students thousands of dollars in tuition.
stuck in the middle
July 20, 2017
How changes to dual credit and federal law are affecting schools and putting Indiana education officials in a bind
The board is expected to have further discussions on ESSA in August.
December 21, 2016
Dual credit classes are safe for now. Teachers have 5 years to get new training
Dual credit classes enable students to take college-level courses — and earn college credits — while still high school.
September 21, 2016
Indiana might pay for teachers to go back to school to save dual credit program
A top Indiana lawmaker says the state is willing to spend thousands of dollars to help schools across the state continue to offer dual credit courses.
April 27, 2016
University pairs professors with high school teachers to stave off dual credit crisis
Indiana University's pilot in math, political science and public speaking officially begins this summer.
March 4, 2016
Plan to ease dual credit teaching crisis heads to the governor
The bill, which passed the House today 84-5, calls for a study of possible district-university partnerships, among other measures.
February 5, 2016
These 22 education bills are still alive halfway through Indiana's 2016 legislative session
The bills switch chambers and could begin hearings as early as next week.
January 27, 2016
Plans to solve Indiana's dual credit problem still coming into focus
State policymakers will need to consider cost, possible 2022 deadline when addressing solutions to getting teachers extra education
October 1, 2015
Educators warn dual credit courses could dry up after rule change for teachers
Starting in 2017, dual-credit teachers will need master’s degrees in the subject they teach or a master’s degree in another area with extra credits in their subject.
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