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– the umbrella name for College programs delivered to and for high school students.
– An official approved agreement that matches coursework between schools that is designed to help students make a smooth transition when transferring between institutions (community college to four-year college or university, technology center to community college, or high school to community college.) Students may “articulate” or earn dual credit in either academic or technical coursework.
– the level of knowledge and skills needed to successfully complete most credit-bearing college courses; the level or proficiency needed for entry-level work-readiness programs that require at least a high school diploma.
COMPASS (Computerized Assessment and Support System)
– A computerized standardized placement test designed to assist the institution in placing students in the basic skills areas of writing, reading, and mathematics. Testing time is individualized.
– Concurrent high school and college enrollment; enrolled student earns both high school and college credit.
– Concurrent high school and college enrollment; enrolled student earns college credit only.
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