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High School Embraces College Classes Taught on its Campus


Writing one college-quality paper a week in a high school English class might seem like a daunting task for many students.

But a group of Stadium High School [Tacoma] students who’ve tackled that and similar tasks say the challenge is worth it — especially when there’s college credit waiting at the end of a demanding high school course.

Through a pair of programs that offer dual high school and college credit, hundreds of students at Stadium are getting a taste of what university work will be like.

Those who pass these courses — taught by Stadium teachers, in Stadium classrooms — are awarded college credits either from the University of Washington or from Central Washington University.

Read the rest of this story by Debbie Cafazzo of The News Tribune. 

February 19, 2015