2017.10.2 Agency Reflection: The Issue of Illiteracy

Natalie Wimmer Agency Reflection The Issue of Illiteracy Even in the 21st century, illiteracy still remains a large issue in the United States. According to an article about illiteracy by Daniel Lattier, about “32 million (1 in 7) adults in the U.S. are considered ‘functionally illiterate’” (Lattier, 2015). This statistic is shocking because as well-educated … Continue reading 2017.10.2 Agency Reflection: The Issue of Illiteracy

Agency Reflection: Diksha Srishyla

About 1 million children are out of school in India. This is a lot lesser than the 2001 figure of 32 million, which indicates substantial progress. However, now the problem is with quality of education and sustenance of these government policies and schools that were established to enroll more children. There are several infrastructural shortcomings … Continue reading Agency Reflection: Diksha Srishyla

February: The Month of Dreamers

You may say I’m a dreamer… Sorry for the cheesy title, but John Lennon’s “Imagine” kept popping into my head whenever I thought about February’s blog theme: Dreamer. I’ve never really described myself as a “dreamer”; I’m much more practical, down to earth, thinking about what’s realistic. However, there are definitely parts of my that … Continue reading February: The Month of Dreamers