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Submitted by Jennifer A on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:41pm
A new survey of ProLiteracy adult literacy and basic education member organizations finds that federal funding for these programs continues to shrink—falling 1 percentage point over last year and falling 10 percentage points since 2006.
Additionally, ProLiteracy programs show a general trend of receiving less public funding overall. In 2011-12, 38 percent of programs received federal and/or state funding; that figure has fallen to 31 percent in 2012-13.
The photo on the left shows where the Filling Station and Storytime Room were located on the Central Library's main floor. This space on the southeast corner will be the location of the new Cafe. Through the window on the right you will see the newly opened Fifth Street, and the window on the left will be replaced by doors to the Cafe's outdoor seating area.
Submitted by Jessica Reed on Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:02pm
The Tulsa Regional Chamber recently began a Workforce Analysis Project and big things are happening in the world of workforce in Tulsa!
Parents, pastors, teachers, grandparents, students, young professionals, local business and community organizers are all invited to share their perspectives as it relates to east, west and north Tulsa resident needs associated with employment. What are the challenges, needs and opportunities for your area?