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Beyond Neoliberalism in Adult Literacy Education: Review of the New Special Issue of ProLiteracy’s Research Journal
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on April 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy

 

Tom Sticht, International Consultant in Adult Education (Ret.) shared some insightful thoughts on the new special issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy in “Beyond Neoliberalism in Adult Literacy Education.”

 


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Take Action: Federal Stimulus to Support Adult Education
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

Congress is working diligently on a federal stimulus package to assist Americans during this difficult time. ProLiteracy is concerned about the many ways in which the COVID-19 crisis is impacting adult literacy programs, instructors, and learners. We want to make you aware of actions and resources.

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Sandi Toksvig Leaves The Great British Bake Off for Adult Literacy
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 03, 2020 in categoryAdvocacy


 

Sandi Toksvig, host of The Great British Bake Off, recently announced her decision to leave the popular program to focus on adult literacy.


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What Will You Do to Support Adult Literacy?
Posted by Michele Diecuch on February 27, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy



Recently, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about the widespread literacy programs that were started in the late 1950s in Cuba. ProLiteracy asks the question, “what is your commitment to solving the growing adult literacy crisis in the United States?”


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ProLiteracy Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the National Book Fund
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 31, 2020 in categoryStudent Stories categoryAdvocacy

ProLiteracy is proud to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the National Book Fund, a program that provides adult literacy and basic education programs with educational materials to help teach adults to read. For 25 years ProLiteracy has been able to provide programs that couldn’t afford to buy books for students and instructors with New Readers Press materials to empower learners with the resources they need to be successful.


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