Month: August 2009

About CA GEAR UP

The goal of the California GEAR UP state program is to develop and sustain the organizational capacity of middle schools to prepare ALL students for high school and postsecondary education through the establishment of a statewide network of support. Since 1999, the California GEAR UP program State grant and the 68 partnership projects have impacted over 1/3 of the 1200 middle schools in California, with the State grant serving over 215,000 students in 227 schools in 88 school districts. The state model is designed to create a self-sustaining college-going culture by working with whole schools through the adults that have …

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