ProLiteracy Launches New Education Technology Resource to Raise Adult Literacy Rates
Posted on October 01, 2018

In an effort to help the 36 million low-literate adults in the U.S., ProLiteracy, the leader in adult literacy content development, programs, and advocacy for more than 60 years, is pleased to announce the launch of New Readers Press Online Learning powered by BenchPrep. This first course released this week is a pre-high school equivalency (HSE) online learning course containing four subjects.

The pre-HSE online learning course is designed to help education programs increase access and accelerate adult learner success by providing interactive content, study tools, dashboards, and reporting, in one comprehensive solution. Students have the flexibility to learn any time or anywhere on computers, tablets or smartphones. By incorporating adaptive flashcards, games, guided practice, and personalized learning pathways, New Readers Press Online Learning makes learning engaging, efficient, and effective. ProLiteracy will leverage BenchPrep's, enterprise SaaS learning ecosystem that is easy for education programs to implement and track student engagement, confidence and results.

"ProLiteracy, through its publishing division New Readers Press, has a rich history of developing innovative content that positively impacts adults seeking to increase their core skills, obtain their high school equivalency diplomas, or acquire workforce training," said Kevin Morgan, President and CEO of ProLiteracy. "We are excited to offer New Readers Press Online Learning content powered by BenchPrep and believe it is the optimal tool to offer digital instruction to provide learners 24/7 access and support our goal to impact 1,000,000 low literacy adults every year."

"ProLiteracy and BenchPrep share a common mission to accelerate success for adult learners," said Ashish Rangnekar, CEO of BenchPrep. "This partnership further establishes BenchPrep as a comprehensive platform for increased engagement and achievement. We're thrilled to help ProLiteracy deliver a better learning experience that is personalized and delivered on demand in a flexible format."

ProLiteracy and New Readers Press will be adding more adult basic education courses over the next several months to the Online Learning platform including GED® test preparation and HiSET® preparation.