• AVID's Mission:
    AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
     
    AVID is:
    A structured college preparatory system working directly with schools and districts
    A direct support structure for first-generation college goers, grades 4-16
    A schoolwide approach to curriculum and rigor.  
    A non-profit, college readiness system
    A support structure for typically low-income, underserved students
    For elementary through post secondary grade levels
    A schoolwide approach to rigorous curriculum
    Professional Development for educators
     
    Why Does AVID Work?
    Places AVID students in rigorous curriculum and gives them the support to achieve
    Provides the explicit "hidden curriculum" of schools
    Provides a team of students for positive Peer identification 
     
    AVID Will Help You:
    Develop as readers and writers
    Develop deep content knowledge
    Know content specific strategies for reading, writing, thinking and talking
    Develop habits, skills, and behaviors to use knowledge and skills 
     
     
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