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[VIDEO] WKYC’s Ana Garcia Visits Seeds

In September, Seeds of Literacy, with generous support from our friends at The Cleveland Foundation, held open houses at both locations. Students were encouraged to bring guests to show off their school and prove that it’s never too late to finish your education. The highly publicized event drew members of the
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3 Paths for Life After the HSE: Which One Is Right For You?

by Scott Andrew Schulz, Ph.D. When I first visited Seeds of Literacy last year, I was impressed by the character of the students receiving education and support in hopes of earning a high school equivalency (HSE). No one forced them to attend tutoring sessions. Yet there they were, some twice
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[VIDEO] Seeds Celebrates National Literacy Month on WKYC

On Monday, August 27, Seeds Executive Director Bonnie Entler and 2018 Grad David Miller appeared on WKYC’s Live on Lakeside. In celebration of National Literacy Month (September), the pair discussed the Seeds program, Dave’s journey to earn his GED, Seeds recent loss of funding, and upcoming events viewers can attend.
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Practice 7 Test Taking Strategies Before the Test To Ease Anxiety

“Test taking is a learned skill, explained Chris Richards, site coordinator at Seeds West. “It’s very different than subject knowledge or intelligence. It’s a way of thinking that needs to be learned. And like any skill, it can only be learned with practice and patience.” Without this skill, Test Taking
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Seeds Talks Strength & Courage on PlayaT Show

On Friday, August 17, Seeds of Literacy was showcased on the PlayaT  Show Hollywood in Da Hood, hosted by Terry “PlayaT” Crumpton.  For nearly 13 years, PlayaT has live streamed his show on YouTube, a mix of thought-provoking interviews and local musical acts. Joined by Seeds Executive Director Bonnie Entler
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Celebrities with HSEs Like the GED

Earning a GED instead of a high school diploma shouldn’t be something that causes you embarrassment. In fact, you should take pride in the fact you finished! Just look at all these successful celebs who earned their high school equivalency! The list includes restaurant chain founders, musicians, a judge, an
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Celebrating International Left-Handers Day

Thinking about earning your high school equivalency? Writing in 3-ring binders, having permanent ink smudged all over your paper, and using scissors all add up to bad childhood memories for left-handed adults. If you are a lefty who hated school because you couldn’t comfortably work at those awkward right-sided desks,
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State of Ohio Stops Funding for Award-Winning Adult Literacy Program

The State of Ohio STOPPED FUNDING Seeds of Literacy as of July 1, 2018 — reducing the organization’s operating budget by a staggering 14%. Since 2014, Seeds has received State funding through the ASPIRE program, administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This funding partially supported Seeds East, located
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