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ProLiteracy Survey Shows Adult Ed Funding Declining, While Student Waiting Lists Grow
Posted on May 16, 2017

36 million American adults function at low literacy levels and need the help of adult education programs that focus on their unique needs. Each year, ProLiteracy surveys its 1,000 member programs across the country. The data collected is used to measure the impact that program services have on adult literacy statistics, and to determine trends in the field.


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ProLiteracy Report Shows the Positive Return on Investment in Adult Literacy Programs
Posted on March 28, 2017

ProLiteracy announces the release of its new report, The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education.

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ProLiteracy and ALA Launch an Online Course to Build Adult Literacy through Libraries
Posted on March 22, 2017

ProLiteracy and The American Library Association (ALA) have partnered to develop a free online course to help libraries across the country integrate adult literacy services and policies to address the serious problem that in the United States there are 36 million adults who lack adequate literacy and basic skills.


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ProLiteracy Receives Performance Management Grant to Measure and Evaluate Online Learning
Posted on December 28, 2016

ProLiteracy recently received a $20,000 Performance Management grant from the Central New York Community Foundation.


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Ruth Colvin, the Mother of the Adult Literacy Movement, Turns 100 on December 16
Posted on December 14, 2016

Ruth Colvin, literacy pioneer, turns 100

Celebrate the 100th birthday of literacy pioneer, Ruth Colvin.


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