There are multiple ways which Ohio high school students can get college experience, including early college and College Credit Plus. What's the difference?

Getting Ohio Students on the Fast Track to College: Early College High School Versus College Credit Plus

There are multiple pathways through which Ohio high school students can get college experience, but not all are created equal. The most common options are:

  • Early college high school
  • College Credit Plus
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) classes
  • Dual enrollment

There is a lot of discussion comparing early college high school and College Credit Plus. In an editorial for The Morning Journal, Cathleen Phillips of Lorain County Early College High School program, explained the difference succinctly: “College Credit Plus is a way to earn college credits early. Early college students are attending college early.”

Learn more about the difference between early college high school and College Credit Plus:

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Kate Westrich

Written by: Kate Westrich

Kate Westrich is manages digital marketing for KnowledgeWorks, tweeting for @KnowledgeWorks and @EdPersonalized, and posting at KnowledgeWorks' Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest pages.

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