Archive | October, 2013

Work Has Begun

After a summer long capital campaign, work has begun to replace Literacy Outreach’s roof. Two volunteers have been working tirelessly to beat the winter weather and get the roof replaced. Thanks Dan and Brent!

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New data on Adult Literacy

We have known for years that U.S. kids weren’t keeping up with their peers internationally.  Now we know adults are not keeping up either. The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education, released data on adult competencies in the United States as compared to 32 other countries worldwide. […]

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Cold Weather Brings Fast Times

Snow dusting the canyon walls and leaves changing colors set the scene for a fast race at the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy on Saturday, October 5. With a blistering time of 1:16:37, Kevin Donoher of Grand Junction led the field of runners finishing first in the half marathon. Local runner Josh Hejtmanek finished […]

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