Resource: Virginia's Community College - Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit (Multiple Locations, VA)
Website: Virginia's Community College - Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit (Multiple Locations, VA)
Organization: Piedmont Virginia Community College
URL: http://www.vccs.edu/Students/DualEnrollment/tabid/670/Default.aspx
Description: The Virginia Community College system and a collaboration of public high schools offer dual enrollment and dual credit programs. The dual enrollment program allows students to take college courses for free from their high school campus via various technologies and classroom instructions. In addtition, there is also "dual enrollement" for high school students who want to participate in college courses during the summer or the school year.

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 9/14/2004
While students in the area served are no doubt aware of this program, it is a striking example of the willingness of a community college to reach out to hs students -- when many such institutions are actively stiff-arming propspective hs-age learners.

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