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PSEO In the News

This page tracks news articles and mentions about the PSEO program!

February 3, 2022

"Bethel Expands Early College Programming" — Cherie Suonvieri, Bethel University

January 21, 2022

"My View: More free effective, personalized schooling available" — Joe Nathan, The Free Press


May 28, 2021

"Minnesota teen earns college degree before high school diploma" — Bob D'Angelo, Boston 25 News

May 27, 2021

"Teen earns college degree before graduating high school" — Kristine Goodrich, The Free Press


April 26, 2021

"High school senior advocates for better mental health resources for PSEO students" — Sonja Kleven, The Minnesota Daily


March 22, 2021

"A Graduate’s View: Minnesota’s Dual-Enrollment College Program Was My Ticket Out of Poverty. More HS Students of Color Need Access to It" — Aaliyah Hodge, The 74 Million


February 23, 2021

"As Pandemic Allows More High Schoolers to Use State Program to Enroll in Virtual College Courses, Minnesota Districts Face Unexpected Financial Hit" — Wayne D'orio, The 74 Million

February 21, 2021

"Free College in High School? I’m Doing It, but Too Few Students in MN Know They Can Too" — Beatrice Handlin, Ed Allies

Jan 15, 2021

Leading by example: Little Falls native advocates for PSEO — Zach Hacker, Morrison County Record


Jan 6, 2021

“Look into PSEO” — Beatrice Handlin, White Bear Press


January 1, 2021

“Youth-led group aims to raise profile of PSEO college classes for Minnesota high school students”— Anthony Lonetree, StarTribune


November 12, 2020

Students plan to advocate for PSEO mental health resources — Ava Thompson, The Minnesota Daily


​August 20, 2020

“PSEO students have quite a bit of flexibility to balance their priorities wherever they need to” — Jonah Martinez, EducationPost

January 16, 2020

“Minnesota students not getting all info on dual-credit opportunities" — Faiza Mahamud, StarTribune

August 19, 2020

“PSEO seemed like an opportunity too good not to take advantage of" — Asiya Browne, EducationPost


February 5, 2020

“Dual credit is a way to close opportunity gaps” — Aaliyah Hodge, Brook Lafloe, Zeke Jackson, MinnPost


​January, 2020

“Dual Credit: Opportunity and Equity Indeed” — Joe Nathan, Center for School Change


May 17, 2019

"Minnesota student will graduate with high school diploma — and nursing degree" — Alex Smith, Startribune


November 25, 2019

"Post-Secondary Courses Lead To Big College Savings" — Neil Pursley, CCX Media


September 19, 2019

"Data show significant disparities in ‘rigorous course taking’ among Minnesota high school students" — Erin Hinrichs, MinnPost


August 5, 2019

"College Credit Helps High School Students" — Lee Egerstrom, The Circle


July 15, 2018

“MN high school students save millions in tuition by taking college-credit courses”— Joe Nathan, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder


June 29, 2018

"PSEO: A way to save money and rise to a challenge" — Zeke Jackson, Morrison County Record


June 29, 2018

"An alternative route to a diploma: why some special-ed students in Minnesota opt to continue past their senior year of high school" — Erin Hinrichs, MinnPost


June 23, 2018

"Schools across state aim to diversify advanced classes" — Anthony Lonetree, Startribune


May 22, 2017

"Double graduates get head start on college" — Kay Johnson, Crow River Media


March 8, 2017

Looking to give high schoolers better access to vocational training, legislators propose credit-for-apprenticeships program" — Erin Hinrichs, MinnPost


April 18, 2016 

"Free college courses during high school? Yes, but some Minnesota schools still don’t tell students"  — Erin Hinrichs, MinnPost

July 7, 2015

"More students getting college degrees in high school" — USA Today


June 23, 2015

"12 high school grads start summer with college degrees" — Mitch LeClair, SC Times


February 26, 2015

“Dual-credit is an excellent option to improve high school instruction” — Jeff Kolnick, MinnPost

September 11, 2015

“School districts should get the word out about PSEO, report says”— Anthony LoneTree, StarTribune 


May 13, 2014

“Education advocates embroiled in an 11th-hour battle over post-secondary ‘gag rule’” - Beth Hawkins, MinnPost


July 3, 2012

"Sophomores can now Enroll in PSEO classes" - Cliff Buchan, Forest Lake Times


June 19, 2010

“Meet five students who got a jump on college” - Casey Selix, MinnPost


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