Commission approves dual enrollment/career academy report

The Coordinating Commission at its Dec. 8 meeting approved the LB 637 Dual Enrollment and Career Academy Study Report.

LB 637 directed the commission to study the need for uniform policies and practices regarding dual-enrollment courses and career academies in Nebraska, as well as to examine other opportunities for Nebraska high-school students to earn college credit, such as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs.

The commission’s final report examines Nebraska and national practice in these areas, then makes 27 recommendations for Nebraska moving forward.

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