OLC Participates in Adult Ed Open House

OLC Participates in Adult Ed Open House

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13% of adult Arkansans have no high school diploma. Over 40,000 Arkansans can’t speak English with confidence. Of those who don’t speak English well, 69% have no high school diploma, according to the Department of Education. This adds up to a serious need for adult education. Arkansas Adult Education, a division of the Department of Career Education, held their second annual statewide open house this week to help make sure that those who need adult ed are aware of their options. Trenia Miles, deputy director of Arkansas Adult Education, told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, “We felt we weren’t really reaching as many people as we probably could or should be. So we want to give people an opportunity to come and learn about the services we offer.” OLC’s open house Ozark Literacy Council, along with Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) and Northwest Technical Institute (NTI) took part in the open

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