This paper explores whether dual enrollment helps students learn about the role of college student.
This chapter examines the extent to which career academies deliver on their promises.
This report reviews findings from a study of five programs that allow high school students to take classes for college credit, or "credit-based transition programs."
This chapter in Career Pathways: Education With a Purpose explains the differences between articulation (which is predominant in typical Tech Prep consortia) and dual enrollment.
This report analyzes dual enrollment legislation in all 50 states and examines whether these policies promote or inhibit the spread of dual enrollment programs.
This literature review examines research on the effectiveness of school-based career guidance and development programs.
Focusing on dual enrollment, Tech Prep, AP, IB, and middle college high schools, this report offers a comprehensive look at the evidence base on this rapidly growing group of education initiatives.
What Role Can Dual Enrollment Programs Play in Easing the Transition Between High School and Postsecondary Education?
This article provides an overview of preexisting relationships between high school and colleges and discusses the promising initiative of dual enrollment.
This paper argues that community colleges should be a major institution helping disconnected youth reconnect to education.
The Perceptions of College Students Regarding the Factors Most Influential in Their Decision to Attend Postsecondary Education
This journal article explores the decision-making factors for students applying to postsecondary institutions, with a focus on issues related to student ethnicity.
This book chapter provides an in-depth account of current issues surrounding high-school-to-college transitions.
This book chapter, published in Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia, discusses issues pertaining to tech prep and postsecondary education.
This book chapter features a credible discussion of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act.
This article analyzes the roles of counselors in the Puente program, a high school intervention designed to improve guidance and counseling for disadvantaged high school students.
This book chapter, published in Community Colleges: Policy in the Future Context, offers insight into the future direction of policies shaping K-14 education.
Unrealistic Plans and Misdirected Efforts: Are Community Colleges Getting the Right Message to High School Students?
This paper and related brief discuss the problem of high school students' failure to prepare for college demands; policy reforms are suggested.
Community College and Secondary School Collaboration on Workforce Development and Education Reform: A Close Look at Four Community Colleges
Drawing on site visits to four community colleges, this paper examines how community colleges are responding to workforce preparation pressures.
This book chapter, published by the American Youth Policy Forum, discusses shaky prospects for successful passages to productive adult lives.