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The mission of the Tarrant Literacy Coalition is to improve the quality and increase the quantity of adult literacy programs through collaboration with organized literacy providers and community partners in Tarrant and surrounding counties.

New Report: Improving Adult Literacy Instruction-Options for Practice and Research. From the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Academies.

Low literacy's effects cost the U.S. two hundred twenty-five billion or more each year through non-productivity in the workforce, increased crime, and loss of tax revenue due to unemployment (ProLiteracy). It is estimated that a rise of 1% in literacy scores leads to a 2.5% rise in labor productivity and a 1.5% rise in the country's Gross Domestic Productivity (The Economist). Learn more and become part of the solution: