Posted by Diana Jean Zavala (Bustamante) on 10/20/2020 2:00:00 PM
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
GEAR UP is a seven-year program of the United States Department of Education designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Region One Education Service Center (ESC) and partners provide services at middle and high schools for a cohort of students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follow the cohort through high school. GEAR UP funds are alos used to provide college scholarships to low-income students.
It is the policy of Rio Hondo ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices, provision of services, programs, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.