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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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The Next Chapter of Regional Service Takes Shape

Local leaders participate in the groundbreaking Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center officially breaks ground Dozens of supportive community members and administrators turned out yesterday for a chance to turn the sod at one of Kirkwood’s newest facilities. The Washington County Regional Center broke ground amid heartfelt comments and applause as those in attendance acknowledged the […]

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