illiteracy

Literacy in Alabama
9:51 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 4

Tuscaloosa AL – This week, APR News has brought you a series of reports about adult literacy. This morning, that series concludes with some thoughts from master storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham. She says her father was a big believer in education ... even though he had little education himself ...

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For more information about adult literacy, the Alabama Literacy Hotline is 888-448-7323.

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Literacy in Alabama
9:51 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 3

Tuscaloosa AL – Our series on adult illiteracy continues this morning with a look at its effects on children, and you. When one in four people around you can't read what's at risk for Alabama's future? Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports

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Literacy in Alabama
9:51 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 2

Tuscaloosa AL – In part two of our series on adult illiteracy, Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill climbs into the truck cab of Louie Singleton who until just 4 years ago, was functionally illiterate. But as we'll hear, that didn't stop him ...

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SINGLETON - "I'm Louie Singleton, and I drive a truck. And I am 60 years old, and we live out here in Lincoln ..."

Singleton has sharp eyes, and a broad, warm smile. We're sitting the cab of his big green dumpster truck.

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Literacy in Alabama
9:50 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 1

Tuscaloosa AL – High rates of adult illiteracy are hurting Alabama, both economically and socially. This week, APR News explores how reading shapes a community in a 4-part series. First, the basics why does reading matter? Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports

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Educators and civic leaders from across the state are trying to rally the forces and tackle a devastating problem adult illiteracy.

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Literacy in Alabama
3:46 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 3

Tuscaloosa AL – Our series on adult illiteracy continues this morning with a look at its effects on children, and you. When one in four people around you can't read what's at risk for Alabama's future? Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports

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Literacy in Alabama
3:45 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 3

Tuscaloosa AL – Our series on adult illiteracy continues this morning with a look at its effects on children, and you. When one in four people around you can't read what's at risk for Alabama's future? Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports

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