PBS NewsHour

Does early college for high school kids boost graduations?

Clip: 08/18/2015 | 7m 13s

In a Texas border town where nearly all high school students live in poverty, the school district is trying an experiment to get more kids into college. Instead of waiting until students graduate to enroll them in higher education, the school is pairing with a local college to offer courses for free. Hari Sreenivasan looks at whether this method for closing the college graduation gap is working.

Aired: 08/18/15

Rating: NR

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