Support Literacy This Valentine’s Day — Shop Amazon Smile!

Illiteracy is a crisis in our country.  Millions of American adults and children do not know how to read.  But now there is a solution…and you can help! A Solution from the Creative Education Institute The Creative Education Institute (CEI) is the non-profit partner of North Coast Education Services.  The mission of the Creative Education Institute is to improve literacy …

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You shop, Amazon gives! It’s that easy!

Imagine if there was a way you could help give the gift of a quality education to those in need.  Wouldn’t you feel so wonderful knowing you were helping to spread the wealth of knowledge to others?  And wouldn’t it be great if there was a way that you could give to others by doing what you already do? Guess what?  …

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Book of the Month: January 2016 (National Mentoring Month)

Our team here at North Coast Education Services is delighted about our progress with Richards Learning Systems®.  We are eagerly waiting to see our award-winning reading program come to life on video this fall! In spirit of the occasion, I have decided to start a new feature on our blog: Each month, I will spotlight a book for you to enjoy based …

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A Little Love Goes a Long Way

Every person in the world – no matter their age, race, religion, gender, sexuality, or income — has the right to a quality education.  Sadly, for some people, that right is not that simple. According to a 2013 article by Education Week, “1.8 million young adults ages 16-21 are neither enrolled in school nor have completed a high school education.”  …

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My Father’s Dragon

Note: This post was written by a guest author. Sometimes it’s hard to find a book to read aloud to both boys and girls.  And once that book is found it doesn’t necessarily mean it will hold both of their interests.  But the book My Father’s Dragon once held a very rowdy second grade class enraptured for weeks.  My Father’s …

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