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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission learned Monday it will receive a total of $21 million over the next seven years to help middle and high school students get to college and stay there.

The competitive grant comes from the U.S. Department of Education and will be used on the HEPC’s GEAR UP programs. The “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs” have been around for the last few years and HEPC Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Adam Green said they’ve learned a few things about what students need in academic support services.

Source: West Virginia MetroNews