The Effects of Dual Enrollment Credit on Gender and Race


  • Bart Ganzert Forsyth Technical Community College


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The researcher of this study examined dual enrollment and Huskins Bill course effects on academic success and graduation rates by gender and race.  Quantitative statistical measures including parametric and non-parametric means comparisons, including ANOVA, t-test and chi-square tests, were used to analyze data from 15, 527 North Carolina community college students.  The researcher found that dual enrollment and Huskins Bill courses showed positive effects on GPA and graduation rates for non-white students and positive effects in graduation rate for female students enrolled in community college programs.


Author Biography

Bart Ganzert, Forsyth Technical Community College

Bart Ganzert is an instructor at Forsyth Technical Community College in North Carolina.  He received his bachelors and masters degrees at Wake Forest University and his doctorate of education at Appalachian State University.  Dr. Ganzert’s research interests include K-16 partnerships, early colleges and dual enrollment effectiveness.




How to Cite

Ganzert, B. (2012). The Effects of Dual Enrollment Credit on Gender and Race. Current Issues in Education, 15(3). Retrieved from