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High schools

A group of high school graduates in black caps and gowns poses for a photo in their gymnasium.
Nov 22, 2022
Even as total community college enrollment has fallen, the number of dual-enrolled high school students has grown. Is it enough to sustain the long-suffering two-year institution?

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June 21, 2018
Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.
June 19, 2018
Eight private schools in Washington area -- including St. Albans and Sidwell Friends -- announce they will stop offering Advanced Placement courses.
June 4, 2018
New front opens in battle over diversity and testing as mayor of New York City seeks to abolish use of test to admit students to some of the country's top high schools.
May 29, 2018
And scholarship offers are also a sure thing, this high school says, at "top 100" colleges.
March 8, 2018
Ball State administrators and professors see huge upside for Indiana students in proposal, but they are also entering larger debates over public schools, union rights and local elections.
February 16, 2018
Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree.
November 27, 2017
States and institutions are still working out incentives and programs to get dual-credit instructors qualified to meet a change in accreditation standards.
June 5, 2017
Jim Jump cautions those who report or are influenced by "false positives."
May 10, 2017
More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.
July 22, 2015
Davidson College releases blended learning modules on edX to help high school students and teachers tackle the trickiest questions on Advanced Placement tests.

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