Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Literacy – Spanning the US ::Crawford Co PA :: Wichita Falls TX :: Santa Maria CA

Nine so far participating in county jail's GED program
Meadeville Tribune: 5.26.2017 by Keith Gushard

The general education diploma program at the Crawford County jail has nine active students since it restarted in late March, according to Kenneth Saulsbery, the jail's warden.

The GED program helps a person obtain a general education diploma, which is equivalent to a high school diploma.

There are five inmates currently enrolled within the GED program while another four are in the pre-GED program, Saulsbery told the Crawford County Prison Board at its meeting Thursday at the jail.

County inmates in the GED program who are released from jail prior to completing their studies may continue the program through free classes in Meadville or Titusville offered by the Crawford County READ Program. The READ Program runs the local adult
runs the local adult literacy program in the county.

Nine inmates initially were in the GED program and seven initially were in the pre-GED program when it restarted, Saulsbery said.  READ MORE @

Literacy Council
Lompoc Record: 5.29.2017 by

The Bi-Lingo program focuses on a curriculum of basic, conversational language acquisition for each language, and will feature two to three topics per event. Each meeting will begin with a permanent topic called “Greetings” to get participants comfortable with traditional greetings once they’re out communicating in the public.  READ MORE @

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