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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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Overcoming Obstacles High School Curriculum Mapping to Select Minor Student Infractions

Overcoming Obstacles recently created a lessons guide that aligns with the selection of minor infractions that can land high school students in alternative learning classrooms. The notion behind the “Overcoming Obstacles High School Curriculum Mapping to Select Minor Student Infractions” is that, once students are provided with an appropriate intervention,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Overcoming Obstacles team wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season. Because of supporters like you—our educators, advocates, and donors,–we have made remarkable strides to ensure that all young people learn the skills crucial for success in life and grow to…

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Overcoming Obstacles Participates in an Anti-Bullying Theater Production

This week, Overcoming Obstacles is joining the Kennedy Center Partners in Education Team to present the Working Group Theatre’s “Out of Bounds” performance for 5th – 8th grade students at the Charleston Gaillard Center. Through the story of Amy, the new girl at school whose poor choice to send an…

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