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  • This program will:
    • Promote rigorous academic coursework based on college entrance requirements.
    • Provide services to ALL students in the participating grade level rather than a selected group of students.
    • Start with students in 7th grade, follow those students into high school and continue through high school graduation in 2014.
    • Provide comprehensive services including mentoring, tutoring, counseling, and other activities such as after-school programs, summer academic and enrichment programs and college visits
    • Inform students and parents about college options and financial aid, including providing students with a 21st Century Scholar Certificate - an early notification of their eligibility for financial aid.
  • Gear Up results:
    • Graduation rate 85.4% (2007)
    • College going rate 70% (2007)
  • Phase I:  Leaders Learning
  • Phase II: Whole School Learning
  • Phase III: Teacher Learning
  • Phase IV: Student Engagement



Last Modified on September 22, 2008
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