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The Fast Track to and through College Act (S. 1719.)

When students demonstrate college readiness, they should have a meaningful opportunity to “Fast Track” into college-level courses on a full-time basis without financial barriers that could prevent them from pursuing an expedited path to a degree. The Fast Track To and Through College Act, sponsored by Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) aims to increase college completion and reduce college costs by redesigning the senior year of high school for academically prepared students, aligning secondary and postsecondary course work, improving postsecondary credit transfer, and allowing federal Pell Grants to cover dual-enrollment costs for eligible students by more closely aligning high school education with the expectations of postsecondary education.