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Rewarding Dual Enrollment in Performance-based Funding Formulas: How States Can Create Incentives for College to High School Partnerships

Ben Struhl

Performance-based funding is an increasingly popular way for states to fund public colleges and universities: Produce more graduates; get more funding. But JFF’s Ben Struhl suggests that in addition, states should invest this funding in colleges that partner with high schools on dual enrollment programs that better prepare future college goers. His latest policy brief makes the case for using this particular funding to sustain these programs and highlights how four states are already doing so.