This report analyzes student outcomes from three of the early cohorts of participating students, those graduating in the 2000-2001, 2001-2002, and 2002-2003 school years. These students “earned” scholarship credit through participation in GEAR UP program activities prior to graduation.
The Social & Economic Sciences Research Center of Washington State University completed a study on the Washington State GEAR UP classes of 2000 - 2003. The study shows that students who are involved in GEAR UP enroll and succeed in postsecondary education at higher rates than those of their peers.
Learn about the Washington Alliance for Better Schools' Natural Leaders Program. This program engages parents to serve as multi-cultural bridges between students, families, communities and schools.
This overview highlights key findings and provides effective practices from current research on middle to high school student transitions to inform GEAR UP programs.
Effective practices in five diverse GEAR UP programs: Vancouver, West Valley (Spokane) Toppenish, Cape Flattery, and Tekoa.
Positive Outcomes in College Enrollment, Persistence, and Employment of GEAR UP Alumni
Evaluation of the Washington GEAR UP College Readiness Professional Development Project
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