Developmental Education and Dual Enrollment
Dual enrollment allows students to take college-level coursework, for college credit, while in high school. One policy state leaders consider is whether or not to allow developmental/remedial coursework to be included in dual enrollment programs.
Eight states (AK, AR, CA, CO, NV, OR, TN and TX) allow students to take developmental/remedial courses within a dual enrollment program, either through a statewide program or through one of multiple dual enrollment programs. Twelve states (CT, DE, LA, ME, MI, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, ND and WY) and the District of Columbia are silent on whether or not students may enroll in developmental or remedial coursework as part of a dual/concurrent enrollment program. This Points of Interest shows that a majority of states (30) do not allow students to take developmental/remedial courses in dual enrollment programs in at least one of their major dual enrollment systems.