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Teacher Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from September 15 to October 15 and celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans and their contributions to our history. To fully understand America’s present, we need to understand all aspects of what shaped it. Hispanic heritage is woven into American history through arts, civil rights, politics, science, sports, and more. 


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A Picture of Perseverance

When New Readers Press was planning its 2021–22 catalog, staff members agreed that they wanted to feature a current adult learner on the cover. Meet Theresa Holden.


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Students Gain English Conversation Skills Discussing News for You Articles

Randy Fox likes to reserve the last 10 minutes of class time for students to ask him questions about anything.  “I quickly learned that students ask questions that centered on current events,” he said. 

 


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Top 5 Workforce Solutions from ProLiteracy and New Readers Press
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 14, 2021 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryMember Tips

The 2020 economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic saw adults with less than a high school diploma experience the highest unemployment rate when compared to those with all other education levels. 

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Women See Success Using Arabic Language Reading Instruction

A few years ago, ProLiteracy considered how it could combat the major issue of low literacy in the Arab world. In particular, women in this region of the world have the lowest literacy rates among women anywhere. There’s a number of reasons that 26 percent of women in the Arab world cannot read, including poverty, social and cultural norms that favor men, arranged marriages, and generational illiteracy, all of which could be addressed by teaching women to read and write. 


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