Archive for the ‘2011’

  • Action Alert: Protect GEAR UP Funding Petition

    During National GEAR UP Week a petition was launched to urge congress to protect funding for GEAR UP during budget negotiations, which are happening now. The goal was 1,000 signatures before the super committee deadline […]

    by in 2011 on November 18th, 2011 at 01:11 pm
  • Funding Restored to Time Saving Accountability System

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the California Department of Education (CDE) has restored a time-saving Web tool to make it easier for school districts to create state-mandated School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs). […]

    by in 2011 on November 18th, 2011 at 01:11 pm
  • Apply Now to be a California GEAR UP School

    California GEAR UP supports middle schools in developing a self-sustaining college-going culture for ALL students. The program serves whole schools through the adults that have the greatest impact on student life and experience: the principals, […]

    by in 2011 on November 18th, 2011 at 01:11 pm
  • Discover GEAR UP: Northern California Technical Assistance Workshop

    You are invited to learn about how California GEAR UP can help you develop a self-sustaining college-going culture for ALL students. Spend a half-day with us (7:30—11:30 am) and hear from middle schools that have […]

    by in 2011 on November 18th, 2011 at 01:11 pm
  • 4th and 8th Grade Students Continue Math and Reading Gains

    The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results show California’s fourth and eighth grade students continue to make incremental gains in reading and mathematics scores, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson reported today. […]

    by in 2011 on November 11th, 2011 at 01:11 pm
  • Apply Now: Become a California GEAR UP School

    The time has finally come to apply to become a member of an elite group: A California GEAR UP Middle School. California GEAR UP supports middle schools in developing a self-sustaining college-going culture for ALL […]

    by in 2011 on November 7th, 2011 at 12:11 pm
  • Discover California GEAR UP: Technical Assistance Workshops

    You are invited to learn about how California GEAR UP can help you develop a self-sustaining college-goingculture for ALL students. Spend a half-day with us (7:30—11:30 am) and hear from middle schools that have experienced […]

    by in 2011 on November 7th, 2011 at 12:11 pm
  • ALERT: GEAR UP is at risk, ACT NOW!

    GEAR UP is at risk of being reduced or cut completely, and it is time to act. But do you get queasy when you receive our calls to action?  Do you feel others are better […]

    by in 2011 on July 12th, 2011 at 09:07 am
  • Valley High-GEAR UP Graduates 94% of seniors

    Valley High School in Elk Grove, CA, a California GEAR UP school, celebrated last night as 94% of their senior class (the GEAR UP cohort) walked across the stage and received their diplomas. The atmosphere […]

    by in 2011 on July 12th, 2011 at 08:07 am