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10:38 am on Tuesday July 28, 2009

To combat illiteracy, Trident Literacy is ready to burn their entire library

Image by Flickr user pcorreiaImage by 20090728-burning.jpg What if I were to tell you that there was a massive book burning about to take place in the Lowcountry and only you could stop it? In an attempt to increase literacy in Charleston, Berkeley...
12:22 pm on Monday January 12, 2009

Illiteracy declines in South Carolina

Thanks to programs like the ones held at the Dorcester Adult Education Department, the rate of illiterate South Carolinians has declined 25 percent. Currently 15 percent of the state’s adult residents are illiterate or lack basic literary skills (...