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Glennie, Elizabeth; Unlu, Fatih; Furey, Jane – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
North Carolina's Early College model is the subject of an IES-funded eleven-year longitudinal experimental study that utilized a lottery process to assign early college applicants to either treatment or control groups. This paper presents findings related to high school outcomes. The primary goal of the early college model is to increase the…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Educational Attainment
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Naumenko, Oksana; Henson, Robert; Hutchins, Bryan – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
Funded by an Investing in Innovation (i3) Validation grant, the Rural Innovative Schools (RIS) Project is the first widespread effort to scale up the early college model by implementing it in comprehensive high schools. This paper will present preliminary findings from the evaluation of this project. The impact study uses a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Innovation, Dual Enrollment, High Schools
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Unlu, Fatih; Edmunds, Julie; Fesler, Lily; Glennie, Beth – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
The changing nature of the U.S. economy has fostered concerns that too few students are successfully completing postsecondary education (Achieve, 2004). Three quarters of those who enter high school graduate within four years, with approximately 70 percent of those graduates enrolling immediately in some form of postsecondary education (Ross et…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Dual Enrollment, High Schools, Postsecondary Education
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May, Henry; Rodriguez, Awilda; Sirinides, Philip M.; Perna, Laura W.; Yee, April; Ransom, Tafaya – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
With the goal of increasing students' academic readiness for college, high schools in the United States are increasingly offering "credit-based transition programs," including International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP), and dual enrollment. Existing research points to the promise of IB, AP, and other credit-based…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Correlation, College Preparation, Observation
Dee, Thomas S.; Jacob, Brian A. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2009
This study assesses the effects of state exit exams on the student utilization of and performance on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. AP programs have become an increasingly popular way of providing fairly standardized and academically rigorous academic experiences that can prepare high school students for the transition to post-secondary schooling.…
Descriptors: State Standards, Excellence in Education, Advanced Placement, Exit Examinations