Dual enrollment is an important way to expand educational opportunities, both at the high school and postsecondary levels. This report highlights the differences between Nebraska students who participate in dual enrollment and those who do not. In Nebraska, dual enrollment is associated with positive academic outcomes including higher graduation rates in high school, higher levels of college enrollment and persistence, higher GPAs, and higher college graduation rates.
NSWERS is focused on the development of products and services that best support decision making and decision makers. For the first time in our state’s history, we have integrated education and workforce data to answer the big and bold questions facing Nebraska today.
NSWERS is a one-of-a-kind partnership between Nebraska’s learning and earning systems. Partners include the Nebraska Department of Education, all six Nebraska Community Colleges, the Nebraska State College System, and the University of Nebraska System. The Nebraska Department of Labor provides the connection from education into employment.