Dual enrollment saves big dollars for Eagle County students

Dual enrollment saves big dollars for Eagle County students
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — On college tuition checks, the numbers tend to contain more zeroes than your average congressional committee. As a group, local high school students save almost $1 million a year by taking college classes while still in high school. They’re called dual enrollment classes and the Eagle County school district ranks eighth among Colorado’s 178 school districts in dual enrollment classes successfully completed, according to the Colorado Department of Education. Some local students take so many dual enrollment classes through Colorado Mountain College that they graduate high school with an associates degree and transfer into college as juniors. …

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