Lunches were established as an extension of the workshops.
This new generation of champions plays a critical role in the future of literacy
at a time when the literacy
landscape is evolving rapidly," said Marcie Craig Post, Executive Director, International Literacy
Volunteer - Ken Horton, Learn to Read, Jacksonville
contributes to peace as it brings people closer to attaining individual freedoms and better understanding the world, as well as preventing or resolving conflict.
In 2003, the NAAL survey included a new Health Literacy
Supplement Assessment to estimate health literacy
in the general population (Kutner et al.
For example, the Jonesboro Public Schools in Arkansas recently launched a literacy
initiative to strengthen reading skills in the upper grades.
Given the lack of research concerning key outcomes potentially associated with media literacy
, the purpose of this study was to assess the influence of adolescents' attitudes toward media on media literacy
No one knows better than CPAs about what a huge problem financial illiteracy is--it is rampant throughout our state and our country," said Mitchell Freedman, CPA/PFS, a founder and chair of the California Jump$tart Coalition and a member of CalCPA's Financial Literacy
The authors helpfully weave true stories of literacy
coaches' experiences throughout the chapters, providing authentic examples that can be used as guides for professional development as well as program development.
The adult learners - 24 in Simi Valley and five in Moorpark - all are seeking help learning to read, said Paula Petrossi of the literacy
Through its Grassroots Mobilization Team, which collaborates with state societies to get CPAs across the nation involved in community-based financial education, the AICPA is encouraging thousands of CPAs to join the 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
campaign and help teach the American public--from school children to retirees--how to better recognize and respond to financial issues.
Some studies find low health literacy
is the single biggest contributor to poor health outcomes," says Ms.