Proposed dual-enrollment expansion concerns some professors

Although more than half of U.S. colleges occasionally enroll high school students as part of dual-enrollment programs, some Iowa professors are fighting against a proposed expansion. "We're already getting students who are ... not academically prepared for college courses," said community college psychology professor Lee Skeens, who also chairs a teachers union higher-education committee. "If we start reaching down for more students, I don't see that as a good thing."

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