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Literacy programs -- United States

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National Institute for Literacy

Created by the National Literacy Act of 1991 by a bipartisan Congressional coalition, the National Institute for Literacy is the response to requests for a federal office whose prime directive would be to engage in work on the issue of literacy in the United States. The primary work of the Institute is "to ensure that all Americans with literacy needs have access to services that can help them... Research and Innovation for a More Literate World

Jointly sponsored by the International Literacy Institute and the National Center on Adult Literacy at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education, is a cornucopia of valuable resources related to adult literacy in the United States and throughout the entire world. Particularly impressive, the search engine allows users to browse their holdings by country or region,...
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy

Located at Harvard University, The National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) draws on numerous scholars and experts to investigate the practice of educational programs around the country that serve adults with limited literacy and English language skills. Their various outreach efforts include disseminating their research findings through journals and policy reports,...
Reading Rockets: Literary Resources for Teachers

The Reading Rockets site (est. 2001) has worked with hundreds of partners to create content for teachers who seek to fine-tune their approach to teaching reading and literacy. The For Teachers section includes links to blogs written by literacy experts such as Dr. Joanne Meier, and a most effective How To area with sections such as "Find the right book level," "Set up a classroom library," and...