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ERIC Number: EJ971127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1725
From the Margins to the Mainstream: Potential Impact of Early Colleges on Traditional High Schools
Smith, Robert; Fischetti, John; Fort, Deron; Gurley, Tilly; Kelly, Mike
Educational Forum, v76 n3 p383-394 2012
Early colleges are one alternative to the traditional comprehensive high school. This article describes the establishment of an early college in partnership with a university, including the experiences for students, the challenges for teachers, and the difficulties in bridging higher and kindergarten through Grade-12 educations. The article considers the potential for these new, small high schools to impact the traditional high school.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina