Through the Smart Scholars Early College High School Program, institutions of higher education (IHEs) partner with public school districts to create early college high schools that provide students with the opportunity and preparation to accelerate the completion of their high school studies while earning a college credits at the same time. This program is targeted to students who are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education.
State Statute: Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2016
FUNDING SOURCE(S): 2016-2017
NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: 6045 high school students (2014-2015