Great Cities Summit Initiative

September 2010
Illinois Literacy;Fall2010, p4
The article reports on the joint federal investment of the U.S. National Institute for Literacy and the Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education for 814,308 dollars to hold a Cities Summit Initiative for two years.


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