PUBLIC SQUARE

Family Literacy

Season 4 Episode 12 | 55m 9s

16% of New Mexico adults are illiterate and another 46% read at a fifth grade level or below. Those stats have serious impacts on New Mexico’s economy and families around the state. How do we ensure more adults, and their children, reach their potential? In this episode, PUBLIC SQUARE talks with adult learners, community groups and literacy experts.

Aired: 01/28/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

Funding for PUBLIC SQUARE was provided in part by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Public Square is also funded by American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen. PUBLIC SQUARE is hosted by Megan Kamerick.