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1 Early College, Dual Enrollment, and more….

2  Early College  Dual Enrollment  Huskin’s Courses  Articulation Agreement  AP/IB Courses  On-line Courses

3  Early college high school is a bold approach, based on the principle that academic rigor, combined with the opportunity to save time and money, is a powerful motivator for students to work hard and meet serious intellectual challenges.  Early college high schools are small schools designed so that students can earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree or up to two years of credit toward a bachelor’s degree.  Early college high schools have the potential to improve high school graduation rates and better prepare all students for high-skill careers by engaging them in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum and compressing the number of years to a college degree.

4 The answer is yes if you  are a rising 9th grade student  live in Robeson County  are currently performing on grade level  are ready to take a college course with teacher help  are ready to make new friends from all the other high schools  want a promising future

5 Entering freshmen will start a five-year academic path on the Robeson Community College campus  following the community college calendar  participating in smaller classes  earning college credit while enrolled in high school  attending classes to promote study skills, organization, and technology skills  preparing to follow a wide variety of career and education paths

6  Dual Enrollment gives high school students a jump start on their college education.  This program allows high school students to earn college and high school credit concurrently with approval from their high school and the college.  This credit may support a postsecondary degree, diploma, or certificate and may also be applied to a high school diploma.  Tuition is free for all dual enrolled students.

7  Student in a North Carolina public or private secondary school or in a home school program may be eligible for dual enrollment.  Student must be 16 years of age when the course begins.  Student must have high school principal permission to register for dual enrollment courses  Enrollment of high school students cannot displace regular college students  Students may be admitted on a space available basis

8  The Huskin’s program is a partnership between College and the local school systems to provide high school students with the opportunity to take college courses.  These technical and vocational courses are taught by instructors and are actual college courses that are offered specifically for high school students at no cost.  Courses are scheduled during the regular high school day, allowing students to earn both high school and college credit.  A Huskins program may be a semester in length, but most require a commitment from the student for an entire school year.  Courses are generally offered at each high school.  Some courses may be taught on a responsible for providing their own transportation.

9  Students must be enrolled in at least one course in grades 11-12 in Robeson County.  Students must meet the same prerequisite, co-requisite, and course admission requirements as adult college students.  Students must be recommended by the chief administrative officer of the high school for enrollment.  Home school and private school students are not eligible for Huskins courses.  College tuition and fees are waived for high school students, and the local school district provides college textbooks for students from public schools.  Courses are taught during the fall and spring semesters primarily for high school students, but when courses are offered for high school students on the college campus, classes may also include adult college students.  All courses delivered, as part of the Huskins Cooperative Program Agreement, shall be the same academic rigor as those delivered to adult college students using college level textbooks and college level course material.  Student use of the college library and the Internet is subject to the college's Acceptable Use Policy.

10  The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the North Carolina Community College System have a statewide articulation agreement in which students may be eligible to receive college credit after completion of identified Career Technical Education (CTE) courses in high school.  This creates a systematic and seamless process in which students can move from high school to community college without having to duplicate efforts or repeat courses.

11  Criteria used to award college credit for identified CTE courses include:  Final Grade of B or higher in the course  A RAW score of 93 or higher on the standardized CTE post-assessment test  Students must enroll at the community college within two years of their high school graduation date to receive articulated credit.

12  Both the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) programs give high school students an opportunity to pursue college-level studies while still in high school.  Depending on the college they attend, these courses can lead to advanced placement (skipping entry-level courses) or sometimes even receiving college credit for the coursework completed under these programs.  The AP courses are accepted at virtually all U.S. colleges and universities, while the IB program has more limited acceptance within the U.S.

13  AP:  AP courses are best positioned as part of a student’s 11th and 12th grade academic experience.  Some subject areas, however, such as World History and European History, can be successfully offered to academically prepared 10th grade students  IB  The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond.

14  Online courses are available for high school students.  In North Carolina, the NC Virtual Public Schools was developed to give North Carolina students the opportunity to take courses online.  Nearly 50,000 secondary students across the state are enrolled in courses from over 150 Advanced Placement, Honors, Traditional, Credit Recovery, and Occupational Course of Study Blended course offerings.  Students come from all 115 school districts in North Carolina as well as many charter schools.

15  About Us. (2014). NC Virtual Public Schools. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from  Appropriate Grade Levels for AP Students. (2012). College Board. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from Grade-Levels-for-AP-Courses.pdf Grade-Levels-for-AP-Courses.pdf  Dual Enrollment. (2013). Central Carolina Community College. Retrieved August 25, 2013, from  Early College High. (2014). Union County Public Schools. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from  Huskins Program For High School Students. (2011). Retrieved August 25, 2013, from  North Carolina High School to Community College Articulation Agreement. (2011). Wake County Public Schools. Retrieved August 25, 2013, from

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