Oregon Senate OKs ‘Dual Credit’ Courses Bill

Accelerated-degree-university

These dual credit courses allow high school students to aquire college hours while getting their high school diploma. If you are interested in an accelerated degree this is perfect for the high shcool student.

The Oregon Senate approved a bill Thursday that will give high school students a jump on college credits and expenses by requiring school districts to provide or ensure access to accelerated college credit programs, also referred to as “dual credit” courses.

Dual credit courses are those in which a high school student earns both college and high school credits.“This will help families save thousands of dollars on a college education,” said Senator Mark Hass (D-Beaverton), chair of the Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee. “When a college freshman shows up with credits in the bank, they’re not just better prepared, they’re saving money down the line.”

Read the full story here

Accelerated Colleges

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s