Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) March 26, 2014
A new survey of ProLiteracy adult literacy and basic education member organizations finds that federal funding for these programs continues to shrink—falling 1 percentage point over last year and falling 10 percentage points since 2006.
Additionally, ProLiteracy programs show a general trend of receiving less public funding overall. In 2011-12, 38 percent of programs received federal and/or state funding; that figure has fallen to 31 percent in 2012-13.
ProLiteracy’s Annual Member Statistical Report also shows that, among member programs:
Nine hundred fifty of ProLiteracy’s member programs were surveyed through the 2012-13 Annual Member Report. Extrapolated data in the Statistical Report are based on 44 percent of Annual Member Reports submitted.
Questions about this report can be directed to Michele Diecuch, senior membership and program manager, at (315) 214-2576. Media queries can be directed to Amy Schmitz, director of marketing and communications, at (315) 214-2580.