The Young and the Woke

High School Students in Oakland Take College Classes--For Free

December 10, 2019 Young Whan Choi Season 1 Episode 6
The Young and the Woke
High School Students in Oakland Take College Classes--For Free
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The Young and the Woke
High School Students in Oakland Take College Classes--For Free
Dec 10, 2019 Season 1 Episode 6
Young Whan Choi

Students, especially low-income students, don’t have the luxury of taking expensive college classes and building up debt while they “figure things out.” What if we could expose students in high school to more college, career, and community experiences to help them understand how to pursue their future goals? In this episode, we learn about Dual Enrollment - a program between Oakland Unified School District and Peralta College that aims to do just that.


Show Notes

Students, especially low-income students, don’t have the luxury of taking expensive college classes and building up debt while they “figure things out.” What if we could expose students in high school to more college, career, and community experiences to help them understand how to pursue their future goals? In this episode, we learn about Dual Enrollment - a program between Oakland Unified School District and Peralta College that aims to do just that.