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Is there a relationship between family socioeconomic characteristics and academic achievement? Stanford University professor of education Sean Reardon says “yes.” As the income gap between high- and low-income families has widened, the achievement gap between children in high- and low-income…Read More
On Sunday, January 19, 2014, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, NOC Founder and Chair, participated in a panel discussion focusing on Martin Luther King’s ideal of a “beloved community.” Read more at
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An empty apartment complex at Bluffton House used to be filled with children learning on computers, and getting help with homework after school.The Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC) provides this service to underprivileged children in low income neighborhoods.
“We have pockets…Read More
Neighborhood Outreach Connection plans to expand program locations
The Bluffton House apartments that Neighborhood Outreach Connection — a nonprofit that provides educational support to low-income families — once called home were empty Friday afternoon.
The posters were gone, the desks…Read More