Category : Federal Policy

Pell Experiment

Department of Education Experimental Site for Dual Enrollment In May, 2016 the US Department of Education (USED) announced that it was inviting 44 institutions of higher education to participate in an experiment whereby low-income students enrolled in dual enrollment courses at those colleges would have the ability to apply for and use Pell grants to […]

Higher Education Act

College in High School Alliance Policy Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration HIGH EDUCATION ACT The Higher Education Act (HEA) was last reauthorized in 2008. The current version of the law includes an allowable use for dual or concurrent enrollment programs under theĀ GEAR-UPĀ programs, but that is the only current opportunity available for colleges seeking federal support […]

COVID-19 Funding Guidance

To support states, school districts, and institutions of higher education in determining how to unlock the potential of college in high school programs to encourage student success, CHSA has published guidance on how to use COVID-19 relief funding to support expanding student access to and success in college in high school programs such as dual […]

Perkins V

CARL D. PERKINS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT In the summer of 2018, Congress reauthorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act through the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. In its current iteration, now informally known as Perkins V, there are significantly expanded provisions that address college in […]

Every Student Succeeds Act

In 2015, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to replace No Child Left Behind (NCLB) as the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) governing federal funding and accountability for K-12 education. The new law includes a number of provisions that directly impact dual or concurrent enrollment and early college high […]