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    Early-College Ready

    by Nicole Fruge posted August 17, 2012

    North Carolina has been a leader in early/middle colleges. A decade after introducing programs that allow high school students to study on college campuses, the Guilford County school district points to greater engagement and achievement among participants. Last school year, most of the early colleges across the 73,000-student district had a 100 percent graduation rate. Teachers meet regularly with students—even in the summer and on weekends—to help high-risk students succeed.