Larry is a student of the Clark County Literacy Council in Arkadelphia. He and his tutor meet... Read more
Adult Learning Aliance (ALA) is the statewide non-profit that provides structure and support to county-level literacy councils serving adults in over 50 Arkansas counties. Click here to find out how we “Empower Arkansas Through Literacy”.
Did you know that in Arkansas, 13.7% of adults age 16 and older lack basic literacy skills (Health Rankings, 2015). Nearly 19% of Arkansans 25 and over (347,032 people) do not have a high school diploma or GED, and over 130,000 have less than a ninth-grade education (U.S. Census Community Survey, 2009). Click here to learn more about the status of adult literacy in Arkansas.
Helping Arkansans find a literacy program near them is one of ALA’s key objectives. Click here to find a literacy program in your city or county.