City program tackles illiteracy with classes in workplace

Alpert, Henry
January 2004
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/12/2004, Vol. 24 Issue 29, p26
Reports illiteracy rate in New Orleans, Louisiana. Launch of a Workforce Literacy Initiative by the New Orlean's workforce development department to send instructors to job sites to teach literacy skills tailored to company needs; Involvement of the Literacy Alliance of Greater New Orleans in identifying literacy deficiencies; Expansion of the program.


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