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NPR Four-Part Series on Adult Education: Part Three

2 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 Three: How To Turn Adult Education Into Careers, Quickly

A typical adult education program can take years for those who dropped out of high school. But a model that started in Washington state shortens that time and uses a combination of team teaching, internships and extra support to boost student skills and get them into the workforce.

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