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Low literacy levels in adult learners pose an educational, and public health challenge to practitioners and the scientific community. Increasing demands placed on literacy can limit opportunities in the workplace and access to health related resources, negatively impacting public health.
OPPORTUNITIES PROVIDED BY RESEARCH IN THE ADULT LITERACY FIELD Research in adult literacy programs faces many of the same challenges as research in K– 12 schools, but some aspects of the adult literacy field are more advantageous to research than in the K–12 field and some are less advantageous. A discussion of the positiveCited by: 7.
The mission of Literacy Forsyth is to provide adult and family literacy services that educate, build self-sufficiency, and strengthen our community’s economic base. Literacy Forsyth and our community partners have been successfully delivering literacy services to .