Advantages Of Dual Enrollment

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“A Dual-Enrollment Pass” A widely encouraged form of education is currently causing much debate, dual-enrollment. Dual-enrollment is the enrollment of a student in both high school and collegiate level courses. The question of giving high school students in such programs a “pass” has been present since dual-enrollment programs began. Though many schools have adopted the practice, several high schools and colleges remain undecided on the issue. However, high school students should receive a pass because colleges have much higher standards than high schools, expectations for high school students require our attention which may affect their work, and students do not make the final decision on how long they are able to work on assignments.…show more content…
Collegiate courses offered to students hold their participants to the same standards as common college students. However, dual-enrollment students, though in college courses, are ultimately still high school students. A pass in which this would be considered during the grading process would improve grades in such classes enormously. The students enrolled in these courses are accustomed to high school standards and are given little transition time to adjust to the higher standers of college. Such a case includes, in the dual-enrollment courses that I participate in many of the students, including myself, find themselves feeling overwhelmed by the sudden rise in standards, which we are held to. However, many schools argue this is a moot…show more content…
Students in dual-enrollment courses must meet the expectations of both college and high school. The standards are much higher for college courses than the standards for high school classes, which the students are accustomed to adhering. Finally, how much time permitted to work on assignments is not under the full control of dual-enrollment participants although due dates may allow for more time. High school is a stressful time for any student. Why do we allow students to bear even more stress due to dual-enrollment classes that can easily be absolved through a pass for such
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