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Submitted by Jennifer A on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:41pm
A new survey of ProLiteracy adult literacy and basic education member organizations finds that federal funding for these programs continues to shrink—falling 1 percentage point over last year and falling 10 percentage points since 2006.
Additionally, ProLiteracy programs show a general trend of receiving less public funding overall. In 2011-12, 38 percent of programs received federal and/or state funding; that figure has fallen to 31 percent in 2012-13.
Submitted by Jennifer A on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:09pm
The March book club selection is Call Me Francis Tucket. This second book in a popular series by Gary Paulsen (a favorite author of Literacy book club!) is another action-packed Western with galloping horses and one friendly old mule. There are also shooting rifles, heroes, scoundrels, some lost children, (maybe a few wolves here and there) and prairie ethics. Gary Paulsen is a Newberry Honor award winning master storyteller whose stories often appeal to reluctant readers.
Submitted by Jennifer A on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 3:18pm
Interested in seeing your writing in print? The Change Agent, a newspaper published twice a year for adult learners and educators, is seeking articles for its next edition on food. From their Call For Articles: