Dual-credits expanded

The Alberta government says it will invest $11 million over three years to help more students earn class credits that might get them jobs. Premier Alison Redford told students at a downtown Edmonton high school that the province is adding courses for which they can earn high school and post-secondary credits at the same time.

The Alberta government says it will invest $11 million over three years to help more students earn class credits that might get them jobs.

Premier Alison Redford told students at a downtown Edmonton high school that the province is adding courses for which they can earn high school and post-secondary credits at the same time.

The dual credits can also lead to workplace certification.

The program is already available for welding, culinary arts and pre-engineering courses.