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The Effects of Adult Literacy on Children
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on November 30, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
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ProLiteracy Blog on the affects of parents' literacy on their children.

We need to make massive injections of adult literacy education in our nation if we are to raise the reading achievement levels of high school graduates through the intergenerational transfer of literacy from parents to their children.

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73-Year-Old Family Role Model Learns to Read
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on November 21, 2018 in categoryStudent Stories
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Bennie first came to Read Muskegon at the age of 72 after he was referred to us by a local GED program. Bennie’s reading level was too low to be able to participate and they felt he may never be able to learn to read.

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Thanksgiving Recipes for Everyone


We’ve selected some of our favorite, one-of-a-kind, and somewhat easy Thanksgiving dinner recipes to share with you this holiday.

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Election Results May Be Significant for Adult Literacy
Posted by Peter Waite on November 13, 2018 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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The recent elections have once more ushered in some significant changes at the federal, state, and local levels. These changes may be significant for the adult literacy field and possible funding levels, as well as literacy program enhancements.

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Celebrating Adult Literacy Educator Veterans of Wars
Adult Literacy Veterans Day Blog Image by ProLiteracy

Since its founding, the United States has engaged in a number of wars fighting for freedom and liberty both at home and abroad. On Veterans Day we celebrate the lives of the veterans of these wars and thank those living and dead who have fought to keep us free. Among these veterans are adult educators, both military and civilian, who worked, often under arduous conditions, to help America’s non-English speaking and under-educated military personnel learn to read, write, and compute.

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