OPB: Hermiston High Creating New College Generation header image
Nearly 50 percent of all Hispanic graduates at Hermiston High School were enrolled in college by fall term, all but closing the Hispanic to Caucasian college-attending achievement gap.

 

The Newberry Eagle: La Pine Students Focusing on College, Careers header image
The Newberry Eagle reported on (and contributed to!) La Pine Middle School's annual Career Day.

 

The News Guard: Taft Students Gear Up for College Success header image
The News Guard profiled the GEAR UP program at Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City, OR.

 

See a snapshot of the impact of Oregon GEAR UP in 2011-12.

 

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.

 

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!

 

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.

 

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