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Building a Stronger OKC through Literacy

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Promoting awareness of literacy issues birth to adult, connecting learners to literacy resources, and supporting direct-service literacy providers.

Children & Youth

Find local resources to help children enter school ready to learn, fill in gaps if needed during the school years, and lay a solid foundation in literacy skills for a lifetime of learning.

Adult Literacy & GED and HiSET

Whether you're an adult needing assistance with reading and comprehension skills or looking for help with GED or HiSET testing, we're here to provide direction. Learn more about local adult literacy services.

English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)

View our list of local classes to learn or improve your English skills. We can help you find one near you.

How Can We Measure Literacy?

1

School Readiness

Literacy building blocks start from birth as a baby's brain grows through early language interactions. Talking to babies, singing to babies, and even reading to babies lays a solid foundation for school readiness and success in PreK and beyond. #ReadToBabiesOK

2

Third Grade Reading Success

After 3rd grade, students generally switch from learning to read to reading to learn. This makes mastery of basic reading skills crucial by the end of 3rd grade so they can be set up for later school success.

3

High School Graduation

High school graduation should be a launching pad for college or career success. Students who do not earn their high school diplomas have a much higher likelihood of unemployment and living in poverty.