She’s just one of many parents from the Belvidere High Schools at a meeting learning about a proposed dual credit program with Rock Valley College.
Cara Patterson from Rock Valley College explains “in other words they’re able to take college classes offered by Rock Valley offered at their high school locations. So it’s convenient, it saves time for students, with the amount of courses Belvidere is looking to offer here students could potentially knock out a minimum of a semester’s worth of college.”
It will be up for vote for approval at the March 17th school board meeting. If it does get approved, the district will pay for the college courses.
Patterson says “with them being here at Belvidere, they don’t have to worry about traveling to Rock Valley so that saves them a lot of time and money too in travel expenses.”
The program would offer up to twelve college level courses for the students.
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