Free literacy tutoring workshop set

Free literacy tutoring workshop set

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The Ozark Foothills Literacy Project will hold a free tutor training workshop at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at their Batesville office, located at 156 South Third St.

The workshop will prepare attendees to help students reach their goals of learning how to read, write, and speak English.

Currently, one in five Arkansans lack the basic literacy skills they need, according to the OFLP. It is estimated that 9,500 people within the four-county area they serve read below a third-grade level.

Anyone interested in attending the workshop and becoming a volunteer tutor should call (870) 793-5912 or email

The Literacy Project is a United Way member agency that serves Sharp, Fulton, Independence, and Izard counties.

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