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What ProLiteracy's Vice President Has Learned at the Ireland International Conference on Education in Dublin
Posted by Peter Waite on May 10, 2016 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews
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I am recently back from representing ProLiteracy at the Ireland International Conference on Education held in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was a mix of representatives from around the world discussing...


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Adult Learner Stories: I Couldn’t Spell Green


In 1950s rural Kentucky, a young boy was trying to balance his chores on the farm with his school work. Henry’s family, most of them not formally educated, was not enjoying the benefits of the post-war...

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Video: See how we’ve been helping domestic violence survivors and what our next steps are

Due to last year’s success, ProLiteracy’s Expanding Access program will soon be offering it’s services Florida and Ohio. The program is designed to break the cycle of poverty by providing literacy services to community...


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Student Stories:It’s Not How You Start; It’s How You Finish [Video]


In the eighth grade he realized that he did not want to go on to the next grade. He was not ready for it and his lack of reading and spelling skills made him feel ashamed...

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Student Stories: From Illiterate to Author

Meet Earl Mills. Earl is all too familiar with the shame and embarrassment of being illiterate. At 45 years old, Earl was married with five children, owned his own home, and worked for 25 years at the same company. Yet he had a secret that few others knew: he could not...


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