Every community feels the impact when adults lack a high school diploma or the skills to compete in the 21st century workforce.

Not only is it devastating for the adults who may dream of a better life for their families, but it may impact education for future generations. 

Studies show that children of adults with low literacy skills have a 72 percent chance of being at the lowest reading skills themselves.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.