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NOC Featured in Market Watch Article

In an article titled “Money is not the answer for our bloated public education system,” columnist Diana Furchgott-Roth calls attention to the NOC model of bringing education and health services into    
underserved neighborhoods as an alternative to increased public spending

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Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, Founder and Chair, NOC, made a presentation to the Board of Education and senior staff of the Beaufort County School District on August 7, 2014, to discuss accomplishments of the NOC/BCSD partnership over the past five…

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How to Get Kids to Class

For the 16 million American children living below the federal poverty line, the start of a new school year should be reason to celebrate … But it doesn’t usually work out that way.  Providing social services in schools is one…

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Educators like to say that third grade is the year when students go from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” …
“If I were a parent and I had a struggling third grader, I would get whatever help I…

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Compared with last year’s scores, the percentage of Beaufort County students meeting or exceeding standards decreased in three categories: English language arts, math and science.
 
Read more: http://www.islandpacket.com/2014/08/04/3241978/beaufort-county-progress-on-standardized.html…

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Educators in South Carolina have no clue what standardized test students will take next year to assess new state Common Core standards. However, one test is out of the running: the Smarter Balanced test the state had planned to use.…

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Education is a Priority for This Family


Some of NOC’s most attentive and engaged students walk miles to get to The Oaks’ Program Center each morning. Yahir and Hector Urias and their cousin Marlín Ramirez could often be spotted racing down the pathway beside Highway 278 an

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Lending a Helping Hand


Miguel, who lives in Cordillo Courts and attends HH Middle School and NOC’s after school program, works with a vendor in the weekends, making food deliveries to residents who live in Cordillo and Hedges Apartments. Miguel works hard for several

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