By Mackenzie Mays
The Charleston Gazette
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded West Virginia $21 million to help prepare students for college and the workforce.
The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant will support college planning and readiness services across 10 counties in the state, serving 17,000 students over the next several years, according to the state Higher Education Policy Commission.
The GEAR UP...