Olympia—According to a new report, students in Washington State GEAR UP are surpassing statewide rates for high school graduation and college enrollment. Most of the students served by the program are from low-income households, so Washington State GEAR UP is proving effective at closing opportunity gaps.
Senator Patty Murray (Washington) encourages students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Through use of a $500 GEAR UP curriculum enhancement grant students at Lewis and Clark High School construct a robot to enter into state competitions.
Middle and high school educators visit the UW campus for a summer institute hosted by the GEAR UP.
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