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NPR Four-Part Series on Adult Education: Part Two

1 November 2013
Adult Literacy in the News

In a four-part NPR series education reporter, Kavitha Cardoza’s discusses adult education. The series highlights the current adult literacy crisis facing communities across the country. This report is part of the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative to address the dropout crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

See Part Two: What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult

The wait to gain entry to adult English-language classes can be long. Once you’re in, balancing class with family and job obligations can be a challenge. But many immigrants are determined. Ana Perez says she tries to never miss a class: “A day of studying is sacred for me.”

 

 

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