PO LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Literacy vol...

PO LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Literacy volunteers needed

There are 1 comment on the Public Opinion story from May 26, 2011, titled PO LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Literacy volunteers needed. In it, Public Opinion reports that:

Graduations are taking place all over our county. The ceremonies and parties mark a great accomplishment in a person's life.

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Mercersburg, PA

#1 May 28, 2011
"Unfortunately, not all of our community members are able to begin taking steps on a path for a bright future. In Franklin county 7 percent of our residents 25 years of age or older have less than a 9th grade education, and 21 percent do not have a high school diploma or GED. Scholastic achievement has not been a milestone for these individuals."

Maybe they should have taken advantage of the free public education that is provided to everyone.

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