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Intersection: The Adult Literacy League


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One in five adults in Central Florida reads at or below fifth grade level. The Adult Literacy league, now in in its 50th year, is on a mission to change that. Many of the league’s students are brand new arrivals to Florida, and English is not their first language. 

Gina Berko Solomon and Claudia Cardozo from the Adult Literacy League join us for a conversation about learning English and the need for more tutors. 

Education reporting on 90.7 News is supported by Helios Education Foundation


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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