Tucker went through upward bound and has a master's degree now. He says he doesn't even want to think about where he'd be without it. He says he knows a lot of people who went through upward bound who'd feel the same way. Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul says she's grateful for the university... The program has been around for 50 years.
"It just impacts the lives of so many kids, it's just a wonderful opportunity for our kids," Caamal Canul said.
She says upward bound is vital and improves the retention of kids staying in college and graduating after four years.
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