adult literacy programs

A Blueprint for Adult Literacy Programs and Funders

Investing in Quality: a Blueprint for Adult Literacy Programs and Funders is a recent report from the Literacy Assistance Center in New York. It is the result of a project to develop a “blueprint” for high-quality, community-based adult literacy programs that could be used to guide program design, inform policy decisions, and identify true costs… Read more

Investment in Adult Basic Education

ProLiteracy has produced a new white paper, The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education. It reviews Stephen Reder’s large scale, longitudinal research on the benefits of adult literacy programs and presents the implications of the findings for policy. The long term, positive impacts of adult basic skills programs on economic gain, employment opportunities, health,… Read more