Category : State Reports

Rhode Island

Closing The Equity Gap in Dual Enrollment for Rhode Island’s Differently-Abled Students: A Policy Roadmap Rhode Island Early college opportunities offer enormous benefits for students and families. Not only can these courses help high school students earn valuable college credit for free, they also prepare students for college level work and improve their chances of […]


Pathways to Opportunity: Expanding and Aligning College and Career Readiness Programs in Pennsylvania In May 2020, the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Workforce Development Policy Committee released a report entitled “Prepared for the Future: Policy recommendations to increase access for students to Pennsylvania’s dual enrollment, early college high school, and pre-apprenticeship programs.” The report, […]


Improving Minnesota’s Dual Enrollment Funding System: Reflections and Recommendations From the Field Minnesota has the nation’s oldest state policy architecture supporting college in high school programs like dual enrollment and early college, beginning with the Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program that was created in 1985. For over 35 years, Minnesota’s college courses have been free […]


Unlocking Potential’s College in High School Policy Landscape and Recommendations Ohio Since 2015, with the implementation of the College Credit Plus (CCP) program that enhanced the statewide structure for dual enrollment policy and funding, participation in dual enrollment in the state of Ohio has increased significantly, from 54,053 students in the 2015–2016 school year to […]


Illuminating the Pathway to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities Through Concurrent Enrollment Colorado Since legislation passed in 2009, the number of Colorado high school students enrolled in college courses has increased dramatically. 97% of Colorado school districts now offer concurrent enrollment and have experienced an 11% growth in student participation. During the past few […]