Evidence suggests that earning college credit prior to postsecondary enrollment is a predictor of college success. States are now being asked to consider including measures related to students earning college credit during high school in their accountability systems. This paper offers research-based guidance and recommendations to states for incorporating these indicators into their accountability systems. This paper also describes the landscape of current state policies on incorporating college course taking into accountability systems, and highlights different state approaches in both accountability formulas and public reporting.
Integrating Earning College Credit in High School into Accountability Systems
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