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Program Description  




This discretionary grant program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Mathis ISD has been awarded a 7-year grant with the Co-hort being 2018-2019 Seventh Grade. GEAR UP grantees serve an entire cohort of students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follow the cohort through high school. GEAR UP funds are also used to provide college scholarships to low-income students.