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Overcoming Obstacles in The Post and Courier

On April 26, Anne W. Cleveland submitted a letter to the editor of the South Carolina newspaper The Post and Courier after attending our 25th Anniversary Celebration in Charleston the previous week.  You can read the entire letter below or on The Post and Courier website here. Letter: Changing lives I was…

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Take the Stress Out of Testing!

“I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” -Charles Swindoll Spring is in the air, summer is just around the corner, and that means the season of standardized testing has arrived for schools across the country. These high stakes test…

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Infused Overcoming Obstacles Lessons

Below are several Overcoming Obstacles Life Skills lessons infused into a variety of core-content subjects, including Math, English, and Social Studies.  Additional lessons will be made available in the future, and if you would like help infusing other Overcoming Obstacles lessons into your class, please contact us and we will…

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CELEBRATE YOUR SCHOOL CULTURE AND WIN $1,000!

Liberty Hill Academy – 2016 Life Skills Day Contest Winners There are some schools that, when walking through their halls, you can tell are different.   The students look forward to going to class each day.  The atmosphere is safe, supportive, and inspiring. And students are excited to participate and…

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NASSP and Overcoming Obstacles Join Forces to Promote Life Skills Education Throughout K–12 Continuum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vincenzo Capone, Overcoming Obstacles, 877-840-9606 ext. 132, vinnycapone@overcomingobstacles.org Bob Farrace, NASSP, 703-860-7252, farraceb@nassp.org Reston, VA – NASSP and Community for Education Foundation, nonprofit publisher of the Overcoming Obstacles Life Skills Education Program, have created a new strategic partnership to infuse life skills education more consistently throughout the school…

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