Archive for the ‘2011’

  • Governor Brown’s Budget Cuts Education

    The California Governor’s new budget slashes education across the board, including K-12 and higher education. Despite the dire economic situation in California, educators and voters alike were hoping to restore funding to their needed levels. […]

    by in 2011 on February 7th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • US Dept of Education Launches New Data Dashboard

    The U.S. Department of Education this month launched a new website that provides convenient and transparent access to key national and state education data, highlighting the progress being made across the country in every level […]

    by in 2011 on February 7th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • Principal and Leadership Team Forums

    Throughout the month of February, California GEAR UP schools will be attending Principal and Leadership Team Forums across the state. This cohort of GEAR UP schools are entering the third and final year of GEAR […]

    by in 2011 on February 7th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • Partner Spotlight: Parent Institute for Quality Education

    PIQE (Parent Institute for Quality Education) provides nine week family seminars and teacher professional development to California GEAR UP schools throughout the state and continues to be one of the most successful and popular services […]

    by in 2011 on January 11th, 2011 at 01:01 pm
  • Dropout Rates, Graduation Rates Increase Statewide

    One of the last press releases by outgoing State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O¹Connell released the annual report on graduation and dropout rates for 2008-2009 school year. 70.1 percent of public school students in […]

    by in 2011 on January 11th, 2011 at 12:01 pm
  • Partner Interview: Olympic Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton

    We are proud to be partnered with Olympic gold medalist and former Sacramento Monarch Ruthie Bolton, who works with GEAR UP students at Valley High School in Sacramento. Ms. Bolton has been working with the […]

    by in 2011 on January 11th, 2011 at 12:01 pm
  • California GEAR UP Announces Statewide Community Conferences

    The California GEAR UP Community Conference brings together educators, school leaders, teachers, students, families, partners, GEAR UP staff and friends of education. You don¹t want to miss this celebration of 12 years of collaboration in […]

    by in 2011 on January 11th, 2011 at 12:01 pm