By: Associated Press
Published: Nov. 14, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded an $11.4 million grant to Central Washington University to help largely low-income students in rural communities prepare for college.
The grant announced Monday is part of the federal GEAR UP program, which provides tutors, college visits and higher education preparation assistance. This is CWU’s third GEAR UP grant since 2001 and its largest-ever federal grant. (READ MORE…)