ERIC Number: ED484198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Reference Count: 0
College Preparation Intervention Program. FY 2003 Report
Maryland Higher Education Commission
The College Preparation Intervention Program (CPIP) was re-established by the 1999 Maryland General Assembly to improve the academic preparation of economically and environmentally disadvantaged students for college. The State CPIP appropriation and additional grant funding were used as part of the match required for the Maryland State Department of Education's (MSDE) and the Maryland Higher Education Commission's (MHEC) successful proposal to obtain a federal Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) state grant. MSDE is the lead agency for the grant, while MHEC oversees its higher education components. MSDE selected and contracted MGT of America, Inc. to conduct annual external evaluations of Maryland GEAR UP. After one year of GEAR UP, MGT found that half of the students responding to the survey. The following is included in this document: (1) Background of CPIP and GEAR UP; (2) College Preparation Intervention Program; (3) GEAR UP/CPIP Partnerships; (4) Funding; (5) GEAR UP Scholarships; (6) CPIP Higher Education Partnership Awards; (7) CPIP Grant Project Summaries; and (8) Maryland GEAR UP Sites.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.