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HISD GEAR UP at a Glance
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
HISD GEAR UP will provide students with greater access to a postsecondary education.
HISD GEAR UP will serve an entire cohort of students from 7th grade through their first year in college. The student cohort will consist of all 2011-2012 7th graders in HISD. The GEAR UP cohort is currently in their 8th grade year.
Using a partnership approach, HISD GEAR UP seeks to provide services for our community that research indicates are critical for college readiness.
HISD GEAR UP Community Goals:
Increase academic behaviors, performance and preparation for a postsecondary education
Increase the rate of high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment
Increase student and family knowledge of postsecondary options, preparation, and financing
HISD GEAR UP Services:
1-to-1 student advising
College and career bulletins
College visits for students and parents
GEAR UP Goods Parent Newsletter
STEM camps and workshops
Student study skills (AVID)
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