|Statewide policy in place||Yes|
|Definition or title of program||Dual Enrollment. “Dual Credit” refers to the awarding of both high school and postsecondary credit.|
|Where courses provided|
|Postsecondary and/or secondary credit earned||Both|
|Students may take developmental/remedial courses through dual enrollment program||Not set in state policy|
|CTE component||Yes. Tech Prep courses are included in the definition of dual credit courses. For Tech Prep courses, the postsecondary institution must ensure the student's attainment of competencies as outlined in the articulation agreement between the high school and institution.|
|Unique characteristics||No student may be denied access to dual enrollment courses because of the student's or family's inability to pay.|
Dual enrollment and dual credit must be included in the Student Success Plan (SSP), for students electing to participate in dual enrollment.
|Offering mandatory or voluntary||Voluntary|
|College partners can be 2-year/4-year/both||Both. Regionally accredited private institutions may also participate.|
|Student eligibility requirements|
|Cap on number of credits students may earn||Not set in state policy|
|Students/parents must be notified of dual enrollment opportunities||Yes. All students must be provided information about dual enrollment and dual credit opportunities.|
|Counseling/advising is made available to students||Not set in state policy. However, counselors should include dual enrollment courses planned/taken in the Student Success Plan that is reviewed annually.|
|Who is primarily responsible for paying tuition||Local decision. Payment of tuition varies depending upon the type of dual enrollment and district policy -- may be grant-funded, paid by the student or student's parent, or covered by waivers for eligible students.|
Funding sources such as grants must be identified, as well as the procedures for applying and the procedures for the awarding of such funds or waivers. No student may be denied access to dual credit or dual enrollment courses because of the student's or family's inability to pay.
|How state funds participating high schools||Equal|
|How state funds participating postsecondary institutions||Equal|
|Ensuring Program Quality|
|Instructor qualifications component||Yes. The articulation agreement between the district, school, or charter school and institution must specify the course syllabus, the expected course competencies, grading policy, attendance policy, and conditions for awarding dual credit. All dual credit courses must be taught by an approved Dual Credit Instructor. A dual enrollment instructor must meet the requirements of a faculty member or adjunct faculty member at the institution.|
All dual credit courses must incorporate any applicable state content standards.
|Program reporting requirement||Not set in state policy|
|Program evaluation component||Not set in state policy|
|Public postsecondary institutions required to accept credits||No|