Atlantic Cape Community College signed an agreement with Pleasantville School District to formally partner in the Early College High School initiative, which is also made possible by the George Washington Carver Education Foundation, on Monday, June 25, at the college’s Mays Landing Campus.
“Early College High School allows students of all backgrounds the opportunity to earn postsecondary credentials while in high school, substantially shifting the trajectory of potential in college, career, and in life,” remarked Dr. Jerome Taylor, executive director of George Washington Carver Education Foundation.
The Early College High School initiative is a national program started by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2002. The program allows students to obtain college credit before graduating high school and helps remove major barriers to postsecondary education access and success. The program will be open to Pleasantville students in grades sixth-12th. Continue reading