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635 Edgewood St. NE Washington, D.C. 20017202-387-1772 (phone)202-588-0714 (fax)
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In 2010-2011, LVA served 269 learners in various capacities and tracked 108 learners who met at least 12 hours in smallgroup classes. Of these:
●99 learners met personal goals: reading to grandchildren, managing their own bank accounts, using public transportation, reading mail, learning computers, reading theBible, etc.
●55 learners met employment goals: learning to apply for jobs, meeting standards to enter job training programs, or retaining their jobs
● 12 unemployed learners got new jobs
● 48% of math class participants and 46% of reading class participants improved their state-mandated assessments scores by 2+ points
● 16 learners increased their reading or math by an entire grade level or more
● 6 learners graduated from our program and entered GED programs
● 52 learners wrote personal stories and poems in our annual learning publication, Write from the Heart
● 140 volunteer tutors served over 2300 hours
Monique Hall celebrates her 2010-2011 achievements, including a reading-level increase and a new job, with her daughter Zyra.
Shirley Ashley shows off her new ability to read the Bible, reading a Psalm for 150 people at the annual Learner-Tutor Recognition Ceremony.