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He helped thousands of immigrants learn English. Who is Alex Trebek?
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 22, 2020 in categoryNews

Alex Trebek, beloved host of CBS’s longtime game show Jeopardy! died last month of pancreatic cancer at age 80. During his 36 years as the popular gameshow host, Trebek impacted many lives, including those of immigrants. 


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From the CEO’s Desk: An Interview with Margaret Patterson
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 17, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryMember Tips

Kevin Morgan, ProLiteracy’s president and CEO, talks over Zoom with Margaret Becker Patterson, PhD, author of “PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners” featured in the ProLiteracy research journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. 


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Engaging Technology
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 10, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryMember Tips

ProLiteracy is pleased to highlight “Engaging Technology,” by David J. Rosen, Newsome Associates. 


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2020 Citizenship Test: Important Changes You Need to Know About
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 08, 2020 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

Last week, USCIS released a new citizenship civics test. ProLiteracy has examined the test changes in order to evaluate possible implications for our network of students studying for and seeking U.S. citizenship. 


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Workforce Atlas Job Spotlight: Restaurant Cook
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 03, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

Workforce Atlas is an online career pathways platform that assesses adults’ literacy, numeracy, workplace skills, and interests. Here, we are highlighting a preview of the information offered on Workforce Atlas about restaurant cooks. 


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