Ala. community college chancellor seeks free dual enrollment for high schoolers
- Alabama's Community College System Chancellor Mark Heinrich told those in attendance at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's winter conference Tuesday that he is working on a bill with legislators that would offer free dual enrollment in community college courses to high school students.
- Heinrich says that making dual enrollment free would increase participation, giving students a head start on college or better preparing them for the workforce with technical programs.
- Dual enrollment would also help get students through college faster, and Gov. Robert Bentley said he likes the proposal and thinks funding for it will be easy to deal with.
From the article:
Alabama's two-year college chancellor wants to make enrollment in community college courses free for high school students. Speaking today at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's winter conference, Community College System Chancellor Mark Heinrich said he is working with legislators to bring a bill as early as the 2013 session that would make dual enrollment in community college courses free to high school students. ...
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