Articles by Tarik

  • 2015 California Partnership Initiative Conference

    The California Partnership Initiative (CPI) is a project of the California State GEAR UP Program, and was formalized at the National GEAR UP conference in Washington, DC in July 2014. Since 1999, the California State program has worked […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Congressman Lowenthal Honors Tincher Preparatory

    This summer Tincher Preparatory Academy, a California GEAR UP school,  was re-designatated for the third time as a National Schools To Watch model school. As part of this honor, Tincher went to Washington DC for the annual Schools to Watch conference in June to […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • More CA Students College Ready, but Campuses are Crowded

    By last month’s application deadline, more than 215,000 high school seniors in California, an expected record high, filed more than 550,000 applications for fall 2016 admission to one or more of the California State University’s 23 campuses. Growing numbers […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • 2016 GEAR UP Funding Increase Announced

    President Obama signed the FY 2016 omnibus appropriations package which included in the FY 2016 appropriations is a $21.1 million increase for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) initiative, which […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • ESSA: What’s at Stake for California Students?

    In December President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), a bipartisan bill that for the first time in 14 years provides a new framework and requirements for states as they develop […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Attend the ACT California Conference

    As proud members of ACT CA State Organization we present to you the 2016 California ACT State Organization Conference. This event strives to bring education and career readiness professionals a broad range of topics that […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Why the Factory Model of Schools Persists, and How We Can Change It

    Many of us will trace the recent cry for modern learning reform back to Sir Ken Robinson’s now ubiquitous, Changing Educational Paradigms talk. His first TED talk on creativity in schools is the most-viewed TED talk in […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Using Technology in Class: Engaging Parents with Tech

    One of our amazing schools, Jefferson Middle School, has a story to tell. We caught up with Darlene Pope, teacher and GEAR UP Leadership Team Member, who shared with us the technology she uses in […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • 2016 GEAR UP/NCCEP Capacity Building Workshop

    The CBW is a distinctly different learning opportunity from the NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference. The CBW is where grantees roll up their sleeves and have extended conversations with experts in the field and their peers […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm