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Legislative Update: Proposed Increases for Adult Education
Proposed Increases for Adult Education

Last week, the House Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee budget proposal, which includes adult education, was released. It calls for an $11.7 billion overall increase, including a 6 percent increase for the Department of Education. TODAY, the House Appropriations Committee will meet to consider FY2020 allocations for the 12 government funding bills, including a mark-up of the Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee bill.

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Adult Basic Education Is the Key to Future U.S. Economic Growth
Posted by Kevin Morgan on July 18, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO Desk

The latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates the U.S. unemployment rate has recently fallen to 4%. Most economists agree that full employment or the natural rate of unemployment is between 4.1% and 4.7%.


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A Summer Update from the CEO of ProLiteracy
Posted by Kevin Morgan on September 06, 2017 in categoryCEO Desk

 

We want to share with you, a message from our CEO Kevin Morgan, about current and upcoming work at ProLiteracy.


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ProLiteracy’s Response to Executive Order Limiting Immigration
Posted by Kevin Morgan on February 03, 2017 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryAdvocacy

ProLiteracy’s Response to Executive Action on Immigration

Recent changes implemented as a result of President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration and travel from some countries have begun to adversely impact adult literacy students and programs throughout the nation.


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ProLiteracy 2016 Midyear Update
Posted by Kevin Morgan on June 28, 2016 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryNews

ProLiteracy 2016 Midyear Update

As we near the end of our fiscal year, it’s a great time to reflect on the progress we have made over the past 12 months to advance adult literacy rates.


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