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Nearly One-Quarter of Philadelphia’s Adult Population Lacks Basic Literacy

15 December 2015
Commission in the News

In  part 2 of our ‘America left behind’ series, Al Jazeera explores the vicious cycle of poverty and lack of education By Kate …

MCOL in the News

11 December 2015
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Check out what we’ve been up to in 2015! Recently, Philadelphia got a big thumbs up for its KEYSPOT program. The city won …

Volunteer Appreciation Night

23 April 2014
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The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and local adult education providers gathered at City Hall on the evening of April 10, 2014 to recognize and …

The Commission Makes IBM’s Reading Companion Software Available to Literacy Agencies

14 January 2014
Commission in the News

Reading Companion is IBM’s web-based literacy grant initiative that uses voice recognition technology to help adults learn how to read. Developed by IBM …

Commission Hosts Regional Engagement Session with OVAE

10 December 2013
Commission in the News

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational & Adult Education hosted regional engagement session on education Local, …

Remembering Commission Chair, E. Steven Collins

9 September 2013
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On behalf of the members and staff of the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, we are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the …

Remembering Commission Member Douglas C. Howell

1 August 2013
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The Commission is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our own, Commissioner Douglas C. Howell, who made his transition …

 
 

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