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Help Needed!

Help needed! We are looking for volunteers to help tutor in our English program. We have amazing students and a great curriculum, but we need more volunteers. Anyone can jump right into teaching and help folks learn English skills. Our busiest hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-1pm.
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Robert

When Robert graduated from West High, he had no intentions of continuing his education; instead, he was ready to enter the work force. For a while, that’s exactly what he did. Robert had a series of different jobs over the course of his years out of school, working at places as divers
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Why Do We Need a College Bridge?

By Amanda Kay Oaks, Education Counselor, College Bridge Program When people ask what I do, I struggle to answer them in a way that doesn’t take, say, an entire blog post. Yes, it’s easy to say that I help nontraditional college students gain access to and success in college, but
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Learning Beyond the Expected

By: Rebecca Miller, AmeriCorps Tutor, Education Forward When I was younger, school was about perfection.  I excelled more from a fear of failure than from a desire to learn.  I worked at a rapid pace to keep up with, and surpass, my fellow students.  My attention was focused solely on
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Where’s the Road Map? The Hardships of Being a Pioneer

By: Cassandra Mendoza, College Bridge Program Tutor, UC Work Study Student The problem with being the first is that it is never quite clear where it is you are supposed to go. It was a common occurrence in the olden days of pioneers to become lost, never to be seen or heard from again
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Tis the Season: A Message from Our President

Happy Holiday Season! This is the time of year when gift giving becomes part of our everyday lives, and in the non-profit world, we are all clamoring to be a part of the generosity. To steal some verbiage from my eleven year old daughter, “the struggle is real.” The struggle is to fin
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GED Test Changes: Don’t Believe the Hype?

By Erica Ninneman, Lead Education Forward Instructor After the scramble with the impending transition of the GED test at the end of 2013, 2014 seemed like a different world in terms of both teaching the GED and students being able to pass the GED. During winter break, I found myself b
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My Experience with Education – Emily Eskridge

By Emily Eskridge, CFO “You must do well in school so that you can get a good job.” For as long as I can remember my mom drilled that lesson into my head. She would always remind my sisters and me that you couldn’t always rely on a spouse to bring in all of the famil
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We Are Named Top 10 Most Anticipated Development Projects

From Soapbox Cincinnati CAITLIN KOENIG | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014 We’ve all heard stories about the Cincinnati of five years ago. The restaurant corridor on Vine Street was just getting started, and the streetcar was only a whisper of an idea. Today it seems that construction is ever
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