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Early College Newsroom
P-Tech leads to Careers!
The Austin Chronicle details the impact of the P-Tech program at Navarro High School. This program for Early College High Schools has long term impact as students transfer those skills into careers.
ACC congratulates all of our Early College High School graduates but especially Round Rock's first graduating ECHS class.
Why ACC ECHS/Dual Credit programs?
For starters, it's significantly cheaper!
ECHS Schools in the ACC District
Useful Information for ECHS/DC Faculty
Check out the ECHS/DC Faculty tab for more on the following information:
- Requesting librarians to teach Information Literacy sessions for your High School classes
- Collaborating with Faculty Librarians
- Trying new things with the Faculty Teaching Toolbox
- Resources at ACC Libraries on teaching high school students
- ACC Faculty Development
- ACC High School Relations Department
What is an Early College High School?
Early College High School
Early College High Schools (ECHS) are innovative high schools located on or in close proximity to a college campus that allow students least likely to attend college an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. Early College High Schools:
- Provide dual credit at no cost to students
- Offer rigorous instruction and accelerated courses
- Provide academic and social support services to help students succeed
- Increase college readiness
- Reduce barriers to college access
For more information on Early College High Schools, view the Texas Education Agency's website.
ACC Early College High School