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Hodara, Michelle; Pierson, Ashley – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2018
Oregon has invested resources to expand access to accelerated learning programs (i.e., educational experiences that allow students to earn college credit in high school), and education leaders are committed to ensuring they are sustainable, equitable, and effective. Conducted in partnership with practitioners from secondary and postsecondary…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), College Credits, High School Students, Public Schools
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Pierson, Ashley; Hodara, Michelle; Luke, Jonathan – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2017
Oregon's postsecondary attainment goal for 2025, adopted in 2011, calls for 40 percent of Oregon adults to have a bachelor's degree or higher, 40 percent to have an associate's degree or postsecondary certificate, and the remaining 20 percent to have a high school diploma or equivalent (S. 253, Or. 2011). As in other states a central strategy for…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Credits, Advanced Placement Programs, Program Descriptions
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Hanson, Havala; Pierson, Ashley – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2016
Approximately 10,000 students leave Alaska high schools each year, with or without a diploma. In pursuit of their career and life goals, they chart courses across college enrollment, employment, and other opportunities. Until recently, policymakers and educators had little information about the pathways students took into their early careers. To…
Descriptors: High School Students, Postsecondary Education, College Attendance, Employment Level
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Holten, Brandi; Pierson, Ashley – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2016
This report provides a portrait of dual-credit participation rates and trends between the 2011-12 and 2014-15 school years. Dual-credit participation by demographic characteristics such as race/ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status is explored throughout each of the five briefs contained within this report. Each report brief also includes…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Student Participation, Student Characteristics
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Pierson, Ashley; Hanson, Havala – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2015
This REL Northwest study examined whether rural students at all achievement levels were less likely than their nonrural counterparts to enroll in college and persist to the second year. The researchers analyzed college enrollment patterns and persistence among rural and nonrural Oregon high school students, as well as variations among different…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Academic Persistence, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends