Our Work Matters

March 13, 2021

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This month, we are sharing news on the impact of tutoring. Read more at these links:

Learning to read as an adult changes deep regions of the brain

“Even learning to read in your thirties profoundly transforms brain networks,” one researcher said in follow up to a 2017 study. “The adult brain is remarkably flexible to adapt to new challenges.” (Mental Floss)

Lawyer reunites with teacher who taught her English as a child

A lawyer and immigrant whose teacher spent an extra hour a day volunteering to teach her English finally gets to thank the woman who changed her life. This piece was shared by a Literacy Council supporter. (The Washington Post)

U.S. adult literacy facts

ProLiteracy breaks down its most recent findings on adult literacy including some of the costs of low literacy in the United States. (ProLiteracy)

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