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[VIDEOS] Black History Month

Seeds Celebrates Just a Few of the Many Achievements of African Americans WHY BLACK HISTORY IS IMPORTANT Check back as we feature more videos throughout the month of February! STOKELY CARMICHAEL Political activism can be a difficult, controversial life. But Stokely Carmichael didn’t back down from pressure. From his early
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The Path to Reopening Is Winding

Physical Classroom Reopening Unlikely This Fiscal Year JANUARY 13, 2021 – (Cleveland) “The path to reopen is not straight,” President & CEO Bonnie Entler said in her most recent COVID-response update to stakeholders, issued the second week of the new year. “Each of these messages to you is preceded by
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First Out-of-State Student Graduates from Virtual Classroom

Michigan-native Schanel thought her years of skilled labor would more than make up for her lack of a high school diploma – after all, it had so far. Like many Seeds students, Schanel didn’t finish high school because she chose to stay home and take care of family. Her sister,
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Maryland Couple Finds Hope Across State Lines at Seeds

Launched in September, Seeds of Literacy’s Virtual Classroom has become a lifeline to learning for students across the country.  Anaya and Isaac, who live in Maryland, are grateful for discovering the warm, welcoming way Seeds helps pupils thrive. Anaya met her future husband, Isaac, in 2010, when Anaya (who has
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Another Student Graduates from Virtual Classroom GED® Program

TAIESHA COLLINS grew up in a rough neighborhood. She did well in high school, but only when she paid attention. “I’d clown and pay more attention to my friends in a class setting,” she admitted. Like so many students, she didn’t finish school because she needed to work to support
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[VIDEO] Channel 5 Shares Our Virtual Classroom Story

Earlier this month, News 5 Reporter Jade Jarvis met with members of the Seeds Family at Seeds East. It was the first opportunity for tutor Ed Round and student Eddie Clark to see the COVID-prevention precautions in the classroom (which is still closed.) It was also a chance for Site
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Donors Help Bridge the Digital Divide

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, as schools across the nation were closing their doors and moving to virtual instruction, news stories about the inequities in access to technology in some communities abounded.  Reactions on social media underscored the degree to which those with access to technology take
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[VIDEO] Civic Literacy Encouraged with Series of Voting Videos

Election years pose unique opportunities for educators to provide real-time examples about how governments are structured, election issues, and voter rights. Seeds of Literacy is no exception. To help our adult learners understand the critical importance of voting as a means to influence their world, Site Coordinator Chris Richards prepared
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