down Go Back to Our Ideas Report/Research Differentiated Dual Enrollment and Other Collegiate Experiences Full Reportright At a Glance The evidence speaks for itself: when high school students participate in college-credit-bearing coursework, they are more likely to graduate high school, go to college, and earn a degree. Published apr. 24, 2018 Contributor Elisabeth Barnett Capabilites Scale Area of Work Ensuring Equity in Advancement Topics Federal Policy Policy/Government Dual Enrollment/Early College Youth Students K12 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Lessons From The STEM Early College Expansion Partnership Educators and researchers agree: When high school students participate in college-credit-bearing coursework, they are more likely to graduate high school, go to college, and earn a degree. However, dual/concurrent enrollment opportunities are often only given to students who are already succeeding in school.With a focus on the STEM Early College Expansion Partnership, this report explores what happens when these opportunities, and other college-going experiences, are offered to all students, including those who are on the fence about attending college. See More Reports in This Series Report/Research Taking the Long View: Sustainability Lessons from the Early College Expansion Partnership The Early College Expansion Partnership (ECEP) had an ambitious goal: take a bold school improvement model that had increased success of low-income youth in small high schools and scale it to 30,000 more students. Report/Research Solving the Dual Enrollment Staffing Puzzle: Strategies from the Early College Expansion Partnership A growing number of young people are taking college courses in high school, as districts work to increase postsecondary readiness and success. A shortage of qualified instructors, however, could slow down expansion of this proven strategy. Report/Research Building Early College Pathways to STEM Careers Most students in Bridgeport, Connecticut, come from low-income families, a group that has struggled historically to complete high school and enter college. But through early college pathways, they have a greater chance of success. Report/Research Leadership Lessons from the Early College Expansion Partnership For 15 years, early college high schools have raised high school graduation and college success rates for underrepresented students. Now, education leaders nationwide are scaling up early college designs to improve the performance of entire school systems. Report/Research Leadership and Instructional Coaching: Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of the Early College Expansion Project The Early College Expansion Project used leadership coaching to build the capacity of school administrators to guide early college implementation.