Texas officials see increase in dual-credit enrollment

06/15/2009 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

More students at a Texas high school are opting to take classes that make them eligible for college credit. Officials say the dual-credit program -- which Texas districts are now required to provide -- and Advanced Placement courses are both important in preparing students for higher education. But there is little research to show whether students earning dual credits perform better in college than their peers.

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