GradPlus is an academic support program designed to help at-risk students complete high school and successfully transition to college or vocational training.
We work with educators to identify and qualify students who will benefit from additional academic resources, guidance and encouragement. We also provide information and access to financial resources that can help fund dreams and new educational opportunities.
Educational Theory Supporting the Grad Plus Pilot Project
High school students living in low-income areas often struggle to graduate and pursue a post-secondary education due to a lack of educational resources. Embrace Relief recognizes the importance of a quality education as higher education leads to more opportunities throughout life. This paper examines how Embrace Relief’s GradPlus program uses educational theory to help improve educational outcomes by providing essential resources including mentorships, tutoring, and post-secondary education preparation
Needs Analysis for Education in Passaic County
Within Passaic County, New Jersey, many students struggle to graduate high school and further their education. Embrace Relief acknowledges these alarmingly low graduation rates throughout Passaic County and emphasizes the importance of supporting students to complete their schooling. This paper presents a needs analysis for Passaic county education system which reveals a significant need for additional assistance for the region’s students.
The Importance of Vocational Training in the United States
Within the United States, higher levels of education equates to less crime. Embrace Relief has noticed this trend and emphasizes the importance of quality education throughout the world. This paper presents Embrace Relief’s GradPlus program within the United States that assists students in graduating high school and furthering their education.
GradPlus is critical for students who are uncertain about their future.
Low high-school graduation rates and rising educational and economic challenges have left an overwhelming number of students questioning what to do after high school—if they are able to finish at all. GradPlus provides a pathway for students to prepare for a better future, giving them the tools to earn a livable wage.