Literacy

    A new report says that 52% of Philadelphians lack the essential literacy skills needed to get most jobs in the city. What does this mean to the future of Philadelphia? And, what does it mean to the individuals who struggle to read and write everyday? This hour, we will talk about the new report and the challenges that people with low literacy face in their daily lives with two literacy experts: JOANNE WEINBERGER, President of the Center for Literacy and SALLIE GLICKMAN, CEO of the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board. Listen to the mp3

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