Economy Spurs Demand For Literacy Programs
Since the recession began in December 2007, more than 5 million jobs have been lost.
Callers are inundating literacy agencies because they realize they can't compete in this difficult job market without a GED. At the same time, many of those callers are forced to recognize and admit their inability to read simple documents, including a job application.
Matt Shafer Powell reports for member station WUOT in Knoxville, Tenn.