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Summit PEP Program Information Session Set for Jan. 11

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SUMMIT, NJ - An information session for the PEP Program, a college-access initiative that offers academic support, social-emotional support, and college tuition assistance to select, motivated students from Summit Public Schools in grades 7 to 12, is set for January 11, from 6 - 7 p.m., at 43 Franklin Place.

The PEP program includes subject-based tutoring, study skills and test prep, character development and cultural enrichment, along with on-going post-graduate support.

PEP -- Pride in Educational Pursuits -- is currently recruiting eligible and motivated Sixth Graders to join the program for the 2018-19 school year. To learn more about the PEP Program, visit pepprogramnj.org.

The 'snow date' for this event is January 16, also from 6 - 7 p.m.

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