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In East St. Louis School District 189, the GEAR UP program is getting ready to help students become part of the Running Start program. As part of this program, students can graduate high school with their associate’s degree. To prepare students to enroll, GEAR UP has helped students by offering tutoring and Saturday boot camps to prepare for the Accuplacer; GEAR UP also takes students on monthly college tours and will offer a Summer Family Retreat, taking families to Daytona Beach, Miami, Savannah, and Atlanta.

Source: The St. Louis American