WAUSAU (PRESS RELEASE)--U.S. Senator Herb Kohl will be in Wausau on Wednesday, August 12th,to discuss his "Fast Track to College" bill with North Central Technical College President Dr. Lori Weyers and other educators. Kohl's bill will establish a grant initiative for dual enrollment programs and "early college high school" to reduce high school dropout rates throughout Wisconsin and improve access to college, especially for low-income and first generation college students. These are programs in which high schools partner with a college to allow students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and up to two years of college credit, including an associate's degree, tuition free.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 12th, at 1:00 pm
WHAT: Senator Kohl to discuss his "Fast Track to College" bill