Archive for the ‘2005’

  • In Their Own Voices: Student Trust Award Recipients

    Since 1999, 3,750 students at GEAR UP schools have received $2,000 Education Trust Awards — a total of $7.5 million.  The first 250 students are accessing their awards for college this year.  One of these […]

    by in Fall 2005 on November 21st, 2005 at 02:11 pm
  • How One School Used GEAR UP School-Based Services – Marina del Rey MS

    Teachers, students and parents at Marina del Rey Middle School have made significant progress towards establishing a firm foundation for a college-going culture that envisions “Academic Excellence and College Access for ALL Students.” Located near […]

    by in Fall 2005 on November 21st, 2005 at 02:11 pm
  • School-Based Services Expanded – Planning Phase Added

    “We really value all the services of GEAR UP – but we need more time to plan so that we can take full advantage of what the program offers.” In response to this statement from […]

    by in Fall 2005 on November 21st, 2005 at 02:11 pm
  • Notes From the GEAR UP Director Shelley Davis

    On August 17, 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the 2005 awards for GEAR UP. California received funding for a new six-year grant, beginning on September 1, 2005 for $21 million to increase […]

    by in Fall 2005 on November 21st, 2005 at 02:11 pm
  • A Voice For All Students – An Interview With … Patricia Mcdonough

    Dr. McDonough is a leading expert in the country on developing a college culture and in exploring the choices that students make about their post-high school activities. With a Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University, […]

    by in Fall 2005 on November 21st, 2005 at 02:11 pm
  • To Our California Gear Up Partnership Projects

    Penny Edgert, California GEAR UP Program Administrator, spoke at the January GEAR UP Partnership Conference in San Francisco. Excerpted remarks are presented below. The California GEAR UP Program is pleased to be part of the […]

    by in Summer 2005 on June 1st, 2005 at 02:06 pm
  • Family Initiatives Project

    Developed in collaboration with the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE), the Family Initiatives Project is in the second year of operation. This pilot project responds to the need for family programming strategies to enhance […]

    by in Summer 2005 on June 1st, 2005 at 02:06 pm
  • Continuing Schools Project

    The Continuing Schools Project was developed to implement long-term strategies to maintain the active participation of middle schools with California GEAR UP and to chart the sustainability of project initiatives towards the development of a […]

    by in Summer 2005 on June 1st, 2005 at 02:06 pm
  • Mathematics Articulation Project

    The Mathematics Articulation Project was developed to promote greater consistency among middle and elementary school teachers, to improve student skills in mathematics, and to meet California State Standards. Teachers become a professional learning community on […]

    by in Summer 2005 on June 1st, 2005 at 02:06 pm