“Income Effects on Concurrent Enrollment Participation” Boecherer, Brian A. (2016) Bridging the High School-College Gap: The Role of Concurrent Enrollment Programs. Syracuse University Press.
This chapter shows that students in middle and low income families have an increased rate of participation in concurrent enrollment compared to students in higher income families. Concurrent enrollment supports the aspirations of all students, but for first-generation as well as middle-to-low income families which require college planning, concurrent enrollment is seen as a valuable asset.
This is the largest credit transfer database in the US that focuses on the transfer of credits earned through concurrent / dual enrollment programs. While some information is specific to how UConn credits transfer, this open source database contains transfer policies on over 1,000 colleges and universities. Co-developed by Brian Boecherer and Magdalena Narozniak, it was upgraded by Carissa Rutkauskas.
The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships is the only national accrediting body for concurrent / dual enrollment. Founded in 1997, they serve to support institutions of higher education to achieve high-quality concurrent / dual enrollment programs in a supportive and collegial environment.
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