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You're going in. It's hard to bring yourself in. It takes a lot of gumption. Anne Murr, a coordinator for the center, says it offers literacy classes to at least 80 students. The learners are paired with volunteer tutors who work with them individually once a week on reading, phonics, vocabulary, grammar and nearly every aspect of the English language.
The operations of the Council were later assigned to the Department of Education. The Iowa Literacy Council is composed of members from business and industry, labor, libraries, state agencies, adult education programs, colleges and universities, student populations, volunteers, media, and community colleges. These members represent all parts of the state with various social economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds. The council is active in promoting the literacy program statewide. The Iowa Literacy Council was established to make a concentrated effort to coordinate literacy programs statewide, to minimize the duplication of such services, and to provide assistance to those individuals in need of the basic skills.