Nathaniel Schwartz

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Nathaniel Schwartz

Professor of Practice, Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
Nathaniel Schwartz is a professor of practice at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. He leads Annenberg’s efforts to develop local partnerships that directly improve the quality of schools and experiences of students while…
Postsecondary preparation & success

Dual Credit Courses in Tennessee

Susan Dynarski, Steven Hemelt, Nathaniel Schwartz
It has long been said that the transition from high school to college is a difficult one and that the presence of college remedial classes can be instrumental in helping students catch up to advanced coursework. This is especially true for math, a subject in which, as of 2003-2004, almost 40% of college students required remedial learning. Dual-credit policy seeks to solve this problem by offering high school students the opportunity to learn college content and earn college credit while still in high school. This intervention aligns high school and college coursework, not only to reduce the...