High Schoolers Taking More College Credit

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0  Updated at 7:02 am, December 5th, 2012 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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(TWIN FALLS) – More Idaho high school students are taking college college credits before graduation.

Over 1,800 high schoolers are currently enrolled in dual-credit classes being offered through the College of Southern Idaho, and thousands of others are enrolled in public and private-sponsored universities statewide.

Officials say dual-credit courses are often more affordable than simply attending college part time, which makes the classes more attractive to students looking to get a head start on their higher education.