According to the Lt. Governor's Commission on Higher Education & Economic Growth report, December 2004, dual enrollment is an umbrella term used to describe an array of programs that allow high school students to enroll in courses where they can simultaneously earn both high school and college credit. Dual enrollment also has been extended to apply to students taking courses that count toward an associate's degree, baccalaureate degree, or post baccalaureate degree at different institutions. CEN NEWS Teaching, Assessing Students With Disabilities The Institute on Communication Integration Addresses Parenting Teens and Young Adults With Disabilities Kids Count on Consistency Detroit Elementary School Teacher Named Michigan Teacher of the Year Robots Stand in for Bedridden Students—Technology Helps Connect Hospitalized Kids With Classmates more news
Programs that allow students to enroll in courses at institutions of higher education for secondary and/or postsecondary credit. Depending on state and local policy, the student, the state, or the district pays for the courses.