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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. This session will share recently completed research about sibling and parent relationships as they relate to college decision-making for first-generation students. Results highlight the importance of siblings specifically for first-generation students, indicating that while parents remain a significant source of support, siblings have been found to be a critical, supplementary resource.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Learn about the College Spark of Washington College Readiness Initiative results that can inform what you are doing in your own school to monitor and increase a College and Career Ready Culture. The sites shared used AVID as a cornerstone but even schools who are not AVID sites will learn about indicators they may also put in place for their own use.
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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