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middle college

middle college
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Also known as “early colleges,” middle colleges allow students to earn a high school diploma and two years of college credit within five years.
Such schools are designed to increase high school graduation rates and bolster college-readiness levels.

» —“‘Middle colleges’ would help cut dropouts” Detroit News (Michigan) Feb. 26, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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