Cleve Poole, VP Economic Development and Legal Affairs of Alabama Living writes about GEAR UP Alabama in the November 2015 edition of the online magazine.

What if you got a letter in the mail from your child's school telling you that your 6th grader, assuming they kept up their grades, was GUARANTEED a 2-year college scholarship when the graduated from high school? That very letter was mailed to 9,300 parents of 6th and 7th graders throughout Alabama's Black Belt last year. The program, called GEAR UP Alabama, headed up by the University of Alabama in Birmingham, is limited and only applies to last year's 6th and 7th graders (this year's 7th and 8th graders, and is not open to other classes. Click the source link to view the entire article.

Source: Alabama Living