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Jacob Fraire

President/CEO, Texas Association of Community Colleges

Jacob Fraire serves as President & CEO of the Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC).

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Students aren't the only beneficiaries of dual credit education

Studies confirm the positive gains made by students who have access to college credit in high school. Data reveal that students’ exposure to even one dual credit course improves student outcomes in college. These gains aren’t difficult to find, especially if you look closely at the outcomes data or hear the stories from students who have personally experienced dual credit.