A plan that took root five years ago to help the estimated 80,000 Vermonters who lack essential reading and writing skills comes to fruition tomorrow, when a network of learning centers begins offering free adult education and literary services throughout Vermont.
“Learning Works” is described as the first initiative of its kind in the nation. Mary Paul Hankinson is the director of Vermont Adult Learning, one of the learning service agencies helping to launch the statewide project. Mitch Wertlieb recently spoke with Ms. Hankinson about the program,
(To hear the interview with Mary Paul Hankinson, click on the “Listen” icon.)
Note: The telephone number given in the interview for “Learning Works” is incorrect. The correct number is 1-800-322-4004.