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Document Number: 1706

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) - Enacted in 1998, GEAR UP is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and funds partnerships of high-poverty middle schools, colleges and universities, community organizations and businesses to work with entire grade levels of students. The partnerships provide tutoring, mentoring, information on college preparation and financial aid, an emphasis on core academic preparation and, in some cases, scholarships. This Web site provides general information and progress reports about GEAR UP programs....

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