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May 29, 1988
Not long ago instructor Margene Larson pinned a computer printout bearing these lines from a student named Mina on a bulletin board in the Los Angeles Times Reading Lab: Yesterday I absent because my daught and I went to the Doctor she was sick. wen they come at home I clind my house, and I cook for my children." Two days later, Mina, an ESL (English as a Second Language) student who entered the Times high-tech program last Dec.
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June 24, 1988 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, Times Staff Writer
Hyacinth Valentine stepped to the mike, grinned at her fellow graduates and the audience of families, friends and officials, and proceeded to deliver her remarks, referring at times to the three pages of notes she held in her hand. Poise overtook a few awkward pauses as the single mother of four easily got the audience to chuckle with her.
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June 24, 1988 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, Times Staff Writer
Hyacinth Valentine stepped to the mike, grinned at her fellow graduates and the audience of families, friends and officials, and proceeded to deliver her remarks, referring at times to the three pages of notes she held in her hand. Poise overtook a few awkward pauses as the single mother of four easily got the audience to chuckle with her.
NEWS
May 29, 1988
Not long ago instructor Margene Larson pinned a computer printout bearing these lines from a student named Mina on a bulletin board in the Los Angeles Times Reading Lab: Yesterday I absent because my daught and I went to the Doctor she was sick. wen they come at home I clind my house, and I cook for my children." Two days later, Mina, an ESL (English as a Second Language) student who entered the Times high-tech program last Dec.
NEWS
September 11, 1988
I AM HONORED TO BE ABLE TO INTRODUCE YOU TO the real faces of literacy. You've heard or read the statistics. All the "cold facts" about the literacy problem in California--the staggering percentage of the population that is "functionally illiterate"--are real. The attached social ills affect us all. Maybe you've even heard of the problems we will face as a nation before the turn of the century because of our increasingly illiterate workforce.
NEWS
September 11, 1988
CALIFORNIA LITERACY INC. California Literacy, associated with Laubach Literacy Action, is a non-profit, staewide organization, the largest volunteer tutoring program in the United States. In operation since 1956, California Literacy is organized through the stae into 250 centers. California Literacy provides literacy instruction in English for speakers of other languages as well as for English-speaking adults, and conducts tutor training workshops.
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