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Spikes in Adult High School Programs Spurs Need for Tutors

September is Adult Literacy Awareness Month Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 11, 2017)-In light of Adult Literacy Awareness Month, Kirkwood Community College is pleased to announce increased enrollment during 2016-2017 for its High School Completion Programs, including adult basic education and English as a second language (ESL). To serve the influx of students, the college seeks […]

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Kirkwood Seeks Area Tutors to Improve Adult Literacy

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 4, 2016)—Kirkwood Community College seeks volunteer tutors to meet the rising demands of adult basic education in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. The U.S. Census Bureau reports there are approximately 23,000 residents in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, Johnson, Linn and Washington counties who are over the age of 18 without a high school […]

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Kirkwood Seeks Tutors for Adult Basic Education

The Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 23, 2015) — Kirkwood Community College Adult Basic Education enrollment is up by 26 percent from last year. In recognition of National Education and Family Literacy Week, the college is seeking tutors for reading, writing and basic math. National Education and Family Literacy Week is […]

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Help and Learning Continue at Lincoln Center

Long-time Kirkwood location aids hundreds each year; will transition to new 5th Avenue location For Shandreal Johnson of Cedar Rapids, classes and tutoring at the Lincoln Learning Center were doorways to a new life. “I am so thankful for all those great people who got me going at the Lincoln Center. They got me going […]

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