Success of Gompers Preparatory Academy hits the news

A UCSD/CREATE partner school, Gompers Preparatory Academy, recently received media attention for its gains in student achievement and its success-oriented school culture. Watch the news clip here: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Community-Successfully-Rebuilds-Troubled-School-130700733.html Gompers recently celebrated what administrators noted was “the largest API gain of any middle or high school in San Diego Unified,” meeting all of its state API…

First student winners of the Bud Mehan Scholarship head to UCSD

The Bud Mehan Scholarship was established as a gift at the retirement party of the former CREATE Director, Bud Mehan. Each year, two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to a partnership school student who enrolls at UCSD. The first two winners of the Bud Mehan Scholarship have been announced! They are: Hope Czbas, heading from Lincoln…