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India's Largest Online B2B Marketplace IndiaMART.com Goes Google

IndiaMART.com, India's largest online B2B marketplace, announced today that more than 4,000 of its employees, located across 75 offices within the country, have recently started using Google Apps for Business as their primary messaging and collaboration suite.

Health Literacy Grants Available to Literacy Organizations in Florida

Grant proposals are being accepted for the third year of the Florida Health Literacy Initiative. The Florida Health Literacy Initiative is a partnership between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) and the Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC). This Initiative works to provide health-education resources for local adults in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and family literacy programs so that students make informed choices about their health and nutrition. The cornerstone of this three-year statewide initiative is a mini-grants program that will award twenty grants of $5,000 each in May 2011.

Florida Literacy Coalition Receives 2010 National Health Literacy Innovator Award

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) is pleased to announce that its health literacy curriculum, Women’s Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy, received the 1st place award for Reads-Easy™ in the National Health Literacy Innovators contest.

Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Annual Literacy Conference Keynote Speakers

The Florida Literacy Coalition announces two esteemed keynote speakers will highlight the organization’s 26th Annual Florida Literacy Conference, May 5-7, on Captiva Island.

Learning to Read Is Often Harder Than It Appears in Precious

With six Oscar nominations recently announced Precious, the movie based on the novel Push by Sapphire, is again in the headlines. However, Monica Baxley, an adult learner, wants people to know that learning to read can be much more difficult than it appears in Precious. Monica, who learned to read as an adult and then went on to get her GED, says, “Everybody learns at a different rate and it can take some people much longer to reach their goals.”

February Events in Adult Education & Literacy

This is an inclusive list of the professional development/training events happening throughout the state of Florida. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. These events are all made possible through the support of the Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education.

Portraits of Literacy: The Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Photo Contest

The Florida Literacy Coalition wants you to capture the love of reading through photography. Join in FLC’s first annual photo contest, capturing how words and literacy are experienced in our everyday lives through photography.

January Events in Adult Education & Literacy

This is an inclusive list of the professional development/training events happening throughout the state of Florida. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. These events are all made possible through the support of the Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education.

The Florida Literacy Coalition Warns Against GED Scams

For today's 34 to 38 million adults in the US who never graduated from high school, passing the GED test is a pass key to both career and educational opportunities. That's because approximately 95 percent of employers and even more US colleges and universities accept the GED. Many websites offer fraudulent High School Diplomas and GED Credentials for exuberant prices, some exceeding $300.

December Events in Adult Education & Literacy

This is an inclusive list of the professional development/training events happening throughout the state of Florida. All events are free unless otherwise indicated.