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New funding gives SHHS students leg up on college credit

Sweet Home High School students have new opportunities for college credit this year after a successful pilot program last year gave nine students additional opportunities for college classes.

The new program with Linn-Benton Community College includes four classes in the high school’s LBCC campus, along with additional opportunities for continued learning on the college’s Albany campus.

This new program adds onto existing college credits available through “College Now” courses, which are taught by high school teachers in the high school but count for both college and high school cr...