• Every Student Succeeds Act and Title 1

    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015.  Under ESSA, the purpose of Title 1 is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education and to close educational gaps.

    Title 1 provides federal dollars to help supplement educational opportunities for children who live in poverty areas and are most at risk of failing.  Students are served based on educational need.   

  • Departmental Program:

    GEAR UP 189 - Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federally funded program that is designed to increase the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. The program serves students in the classes of 2019 and 2020 and provides tutoring, college tours, soft skills development, financial literacy, and parent engagement services. 

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