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2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Dual Enrollment Programs Targets First-Generation College Students

For many of them, they’ll be the first in their families to go to college. And they’ll be going in their early teens. It’s a reality that they’re well aware of and won’t take for granted. They’re aware of how expensive college can be and how this gives them a chance to reduce their potential student loan debt.
2015 November 5 - 06:40 am

Dual Enrollment Number Jump under New Approach

Participation has increased among eligible 7th through 12th graders since the program replaced Post-Secondary Enrollment Options because the state required public colleges and school districts to participate and addressed funding issues.
2015 November 4 - 02:50 pm

Dual Enrollment Program Benefits Students and Companies

While some people may think starting career pathways programming with sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders might be a little pre-emptive, Wilson said he knows after a few years of experience it’s important to work with kids at an earlier age to discover their interests.
2015 August 24 - 08:51 pm

Early College High School Awaits Answers to Legal Questions

“One thing on the contract was that it was a five-year contract, and I think in the state of Mississippi you cannot exceed four-year contracts and those kinds of things. So, our legal department is just kind of combing over it to see if it’s something that we can agree to legally.
2015 January 6 - 09:26 pm

Graduates Will Earn Both High School Diploma and Associate Degree

“It is a commitment — there’s no doubt about that,” Pannell said. “It’s a commitment for the student, who will be taken out of the normal high school environment. It’s a commitment for the parents, too. But we think the benefits are obvious. It creates such a great advantage for the students.

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