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Possible Cuts to Federal Programs May Impact Literacy
Posted by Peter Waite on March 01, 2017
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Spring is traditionally budget season in Washington, D.C., and this spring will bring a number of recommendations and proposals that may give us a hint of what is to come for adult literacy at the federal level. For instance, last week, it was suggested that a number of federal programs that support literacy programs may be on the “hit list” for elimination. 


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3 Reasons Behind the Digital Detox of E-book Readers
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on February 27, 2017
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What is a physical copy of a book to you? Reading a printed book is a more relaxed and focused experience when compared to reading on a digital device. Your eyes don’t have to strain against that blue light projecting from the screen of an e-book. And without all the distractions, interactions, hyperlinks and multi-functions, you have the ability to digest any length of literature uninterrupted. 

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Top 5 Mobile Games and Apps for Adult Learners
Posted by Ben Davis on February 09, 2017
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Top 5 Mobile Games and Apps for Adult Learners

Gen Xers and Millenials have grown up playing video games and using technology. With the growing reliance on smartphones, people are constantly connected. Knowing this, I wanted to find ways to help adult learners practice important education skills in a fun, convenient way.


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ProLiteracy’s Response to Executive Order Limiting Immigration
Posted by Kevin Morgan on February 03, 2017 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryAdvocacy
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ProLiteracy’s Response to Executive Action on Immigration

Recent changes implemented as a result of President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration and travel from some countries have begun to adversely impact adult literacy students and programs throughout the nation.


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Here are Betsy DeVos’ Answers to Sen. Murray’s Questions on Adult Education
Posted by Ben Davis on February 02, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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During her confirmation hearing for education secretary, Betsy DeVos was asked about adult education. Here are the questions and her answers: 


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