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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 10%. 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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4 Tips for Revising Your Writing

~ The Third Step In the Writing Process: Revision ~ I started this blog about two weeks ago, writing down all my ideas and just getting words on the page. About a day later, I came back to it and tried to turn my ideas into complete sentences and flowing
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Literacy Not a Fundamental Right, Rules Federal Judge

Detroit, Michigan In a 40-page statement, federal judge Stephen Murphy III wrote that the state is not obligated to provide a minimal level of education by which students can obtain the ability to learn how to read. His ruling was in response to a suit filed on behalf of students
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Graduation 2018 [PHOTO ESSAY]

Check out our photo essay from this year’s Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Event, held June 20, 2018. It was our largest class to date, with 57 grads and more than 20 in attendance for the ceremony. Be sure to check out our blog about the event when you’re done! (Click
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Seeds Celebrates Largest Graduating GED Class

With Pomp and Circumstance The Class of 2018 was Seeds of Literacy’s largest, with an incredible 57 graduates – some of whom passed their final subject just hours before graduation! “You persevered through difficult packets, medical problems, and transportation issues. You dropped the kids off, left long shifts at work,
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20 Ways You’ll Use Fractions & Decimals In Your Daily Life

Why do I have to learn fractions and decimals? It’s a common refrain in every classroom, among students of all ages. And the adult students working towards an HSE are no exception. Of course, there’s one BIG reason you need to learn fractions (or any other subject on the HSE
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Tutoring Provides Redemption for Cleveland Man

At Seeds, we often ask our tutors to imagine their way into the lives of our students. Michael Gingerich doesn’t have to. Gingerich started tutoring at Seeds’ West Side location in early 2016. He’d grown up in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood, so it was something of a homecoming for him. More
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How to Register and Enroll as a Student at Seeds of Literacy

  Registration. Orientation. Enrollment. At Seeds, those words essentially mean the same thing – to get you into the FREE tutoring program and on the path to earning your high school equivalency (GED®, TASC®, or HiSET®). Here’s how it works. WHERE do I register / enroll? Registration is done in
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