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Advanced Opportunities

Idaho evaluates dual credit spending

Some Idaho high school students are getting a surprise when they get to college: Many of the dual-credit classes they took to get a jump on their higher education — paid for by taxpayer money — don’t count toward their majors or their required classes, or are even accepted at all.



For kids who go to state colleges and universities in Idaho, the classes they take in high school for college credit aren’t wasted, but sometimes they count only as lower-value elective classes.



Read full article at the IdahoStatesman.com >

EVENT - April 5: 8-in-6 "Advanced Opportunities" Information Night

From the Coeur d'Alene School District Web Calendar:

8-IN-6 INFO NIGHT

Middle school students and parents are invited to Canfield Middle School on Tuesday, April 5th at Canfield Middle School for “8-in-6 Information Night,” providing information about the State of Idaho’s suite of “Advanced Opportunities” for students to take online courses free of charge, test out of coursework, and possibly meet high school graduation requirements early.

Counselors from each middle school and high school will join Mike Nelson, Director of Curriculum and Assessment, to discuss course options, planning and information about each of the programs available to students in middle and high schools.

Our event begins at 6:00PM in the Media Center.

For initial information, please visit the district’s Advanced Opportunities page at our district website.

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