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Can you tell which celebrities earned their GED®?
Posted by Ben Davis on March 22, 2017
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Obtaining a GED certificate (Or equivalent credential) can open doors to opportunities. Having a high school diploma or an equivalency credential can help you Get a job and earn money, go to college or technical school, and stay on the straight and narrow.

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What Writing Style Reflects Your Personality?
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 17, 2017
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Which Writing Style Will You Choose? Your writing style is not much different than the tone of your voice—it is how you express your message. Your writing style is conveyed by your choice of words and your use of imagery, symbolism, allusion, syntax, metaphor, diction, and other literary elements. 


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Remembering the Literacy Legend Who Learned to Read at 54
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 09, 2017 in categoryStudent Stories
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Archie Willard, founder and first president of VALUEUSA, passed away February 25. He is remembered as a devoted and compassionate advocate of adult literacy and health literacy, and as an inspiration to adult learners everywhere. 



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How Well Do You Know Women’s Issues?
Posted by Alesha Anderson on March 06, 2017
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Our pledge is to continue providing literacy services to women who need them, while trying to find new ways to reach women who are not receiving services. We believe that literacy is a critical foundation to achieve gender equality. Please show your support for women around the world by taking our quiz to test your knowledge about women’s literacy and gender equality. Share your results on social media and encourage others to support gender equality through literacy.


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Possible Cuts to Federal Programs May Impact Literacy
Posted by Peter Waite on March 01, 2017
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Spring is traditionally budget season in Washington, D.C., and this spring will bring a number of recommendations and proposals that may give us a hint of what is to come for adult literacy at the federal level. For instance, last week, it was suggested that a number of federal programs that support literacy programs may be on the “hit list” for elimination. 


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