Why Gear Up is Important for America's Youth (9/12/00)

Fact Sheet: Why Gear Up Is Important For America's Youth

September 12, 2000

GEAR UP is Creating College Opportunities for At-Risk Youth.

The College Opportunity Gap Is Real.

GEAR UP's Approach Is Unique among Federal Programs. GEAR UP complements existing federal programs by:

GEAR UP is Modeled on Proven Programs. Evaluation research on existing programs demonstrates the value of and the need for the GEAR UP approach.

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