Kansas Kids @ GEAR UP: Region 2
Region 2 in Kansas City offers a variety of services specifically designed to enhance middle and high school students' academic careers. Region 2 strives to provide as many local and long distance services to students in foster care in six counties enrolled in the Kansas Kids @ GEAR UP program.
GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a college access program that is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education designed to help students in foster care prepare for post-secondary education.
Kansas Kids @ GEAR UP (KKGU) is a statewide program hosted by Wichita State University serving middle and high school students. The program branches out into six regions throughout the state.