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Issue Briefs

Dual Enrollment Programs (18-20)

Subjects
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Higher Education
Published
11/26/2018

Dual enrollment refers to programs that allow high school students to enroll in postsecondary courses.  This issue brief provides an overview of dual enrollment programs in Colorado, including concurrent enrollment, the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-tech) and early college models, the Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment Program (ASCENT), and other programs offered by individual school districts, charter schools, or boards of cooperative educational services (known as local education providers, or LEPs).