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updated: 8/28/2012 5:40 PM

Oakton receives $1.46 million grant

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Submitted by Oakton Community College

The Illinois Community College Board has awarded Oakton Community College $1.46 million for adult education and family literacy allocations. The funds will provide educational opportunities for adult learners who participate in English as a second language, literacy, family literacy, GED, evening high school, and citizenship education classes.

The Illinois Secretary of State also has awarded a $73,000 adult volunteer literacy grant to the college. The funding supports the Volunteer in Teaching Adults program helping people enhance their English speaking, reading, and writing skills.

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