Doing dual-credit right | Joanne

Schools are cheating their students by offering “dual-credit lite,” charges Kevin Teasley, founder of the Greater Educational Opportunities Foundation in Indianapolis, on Flypaper.

Offering dual-credit (aka dual-enrollment) classes on the high school campus gives students no experience of learning on a college campus with college-age students, he writes.

Often, “dual” instructors are high school teachers, not college instructors.

Students who take classes at a college campus usually have to arrange transportation and pay for costly textbooks — and sometimes for tuition, he adds. That…

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