LPSS GEAR UP Partners with Texas Instruments to OfferACT Prep Series

Courtesy of LPSS Gear Up

High school seniors wanting to increase their math and science scores ahead of upcoming ACT® tests in April, June or July are invited to participate in a series of virtual online sessions offered by Texas Instruments.

Posted: Mar 19, 2021 2:16 PM

High school seniors wanting to increase their math and science scores ahead of upcoming ACT® tests in April, June or July are invited to participate in a series of virtual online sessions offered by Texas Instruments. The online series is open to 12th-grade students at GEAR UP schools ,who can check out aTI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator for use during the course and through ACT testing. Students can choose between two scheduled course tracks,and they are expected to attend all sessions of their chosen series. Option 1: 3 sessions, 2 hours each Saturday, March 20 at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m. Option 2: 4 sessions, 1.5 hours each Tuesday, April 6 at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 at 3 p.m.Tuesday, April 13 at 3 p.m.Wednesday, April 14 at 3 p.m.Students can sign up for the course and download the required Parental Permission Slip at https://forms.gle/bfqVhw5aqLEJSAXm9.The deadlineto register for the Option 1 series is Friday, March 19,2021. Registration for the Option 2 series closes April 5, 2021. More info can be found at www.lpssgearup.com.Students should contact their GEAR UP College & Career Coach or high school counselor to learn about options for ACT registration fee vouchers that may be available to defray testing costs. GEAR UP is a competitive grant program of the U.S.Department of Education that increases the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post secondary education by providing states and local community-education partnerships six to seven-year grants to offer support services to high-need, middle and highschools. Learn more at https://lpssgearup.com

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