In Focus with Martin Sheen to Explore Adult Literacy Programs
In Focus with Martin Sheen will highlight groups that are working to reverse alarming literacy rates in the United States. Only one in five Americans have the highest level of reading comprehension.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
The producers of In Focus Martin Sheen are pleased to announce a new effort to highlight programs around the country that are helping adults learn the essential skill of reading.
In Focus with Martin Sheen is an independently produced television program appearing in markets around the country. The show airs on public television. In Focus is hosted by the legendary Martin Sheen. Over his 50 years in the entertainment industry Mr. Sheen has become one of the most respected actors in history. In Focus Martin Sheen often explores how community groups are working to improve society and teaching people to read is a way people are making a difference.
The National Assessment of Adult Literacy says as many as 14 percent of adults in America have serious difficulty reading. In the information age, not being able to read and comprehend the spoken word can be a staggering disadvantage. Groups around the country are working to lower the statistics through adult education programs. These programs teach reading by application, using newspapers and job applications to help adults read and learn the importance of this valuable skill.
Producers are working on the story in an effort to air the report later this year. In Focus with Martin Sheen can be reached through the show´s official website at infocusptv.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/InFocusMartinSheen for more information.
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