Adult Basic Skills Programs: A Crucial Tool in Fighting Poverty

By Stephen Reder, Portland State University

Literacy has long been a connector that helps hold us together as a society. General health and key markers of social cohesion such as trust in others, feelings of political empowerment, and willingness to volunteer are closely tied to adult literacy, as are more direct economic indicators such as employment and earnings. Continue Reading →

Shout Out to Vermont Adult Education & Literacy

World Education is home to the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) Professional Development Center for Region 1.  LINCS is a national leadership initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) to expand evidence-based practice in the field of adult education.  The WEI/LINCS Region 1 Professional Development team … Continue reading Shout Out to Vermont Adult Education & Literacy