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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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The Best Way to Prevent Being Scammed: Financial Literacy
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on April 30, 2021 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryNews

April is Financial Literacy Month. The importance of financial literacy cannot be understated. Financial literacy gives people the power to  ensure their money is meeting their needs. 


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In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Free Lesson on Rights and Civil Rights
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 18, 2021 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by honoring his contributions to civil rights in America with a day of service. To help your class understand and discuss the history behind and importance of this holiday, we are sharing a lesson titled “Rights and Civil Rights from New Readers Press core reading and writing series Journey to Success, Level 3 


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2020 Citizenship Test: Important Changes You Need to Know About
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 08, 2020 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

Last week, USCIS released a new citizenship civics test. ProLiteracy has examined the test changes in order to evaluate possible implications for our network of students studying for and seeking U.S. citizenship. 


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Introducing the Great American Book Sale
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on September 17, 2020 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryNews

Beginning on September 21, the Great American Book Sale, presented by New Readers Press (ProLiteracy’s publishing division), will bring together a variety of genres and authors for a unique shopping experience.


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