See a snapshot of the impact of Oregon GEAR UP in 2011-12.
Promising Practice: College and Career Readiness Classes header image
Starting in 7th grade, GEAR UP students are researching colleges and careers in school.
Community Vitality: Building A Better Workforce header image
A profile of Oregon GEAR UP in the latest issue of Community Vitality, a publication of the Ford Institute of Community Building.
Success Story: Teresa Esqueda header image
Teresa Esqueda is a graduate of Eagle Point High School and is currently a senior at Southern Oregon University.
Middle and high school students spent a week at Oregon State University learning about natural resources careers and gaining leadership skills. Watch the video to see more of their activities and advice!
Success Story: Elizabeth Gonzalez header image
Elizabeth Gonzalez studies at Oregon State University, after graduating from Madras High School.
News-Review: Douglas County Schools Work to Increase College Enrollment header image
Students from South Umpqua High School as well as the principal, Kristi McGree, talk about the importance of GEAR UP and earning a college degree in this article in the News-Review.
Education Week Teacher: Flattening the School Walls header image
The article highlights how project-based learning and a new model for education has changed the culture, expectations, and achievement for Kennedy Alternative School in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Curry Coastal Pilot: Students Get Serious About Education header image
The Curry Coastal Pilot covered the Brookings-Harbor High School GEAR UP Week events, including a post-secondary education fair with information sessions and dinner.
Success Story: Martha Cossio header image
Martha Cossio graduated from Woodburn High School, a former GEAR UP school, and is set to complete her undergraduate degree at Western Oregon University.

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