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National Center for Family Literacy


"NCFL pioneered the approach that puts family at the forefront of educational reform. Since its inception in 1989, NCFL has provided the leadership to solve our national literacy problem... Through groundbreaking initiatives, NCFL fuels life improvement for the nation's most disadvantaged children and parents. More than 1 million families throughout the country have made positive educational and economic gains as a result of NCFL's work, which includes training more than 150,000 teachers and thousands of volunteers."

Official Website:

Louisville, KY

Founding Date:

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Olivia F. Kirtley
c. 1949   Vermont American Corporation
Thomas H. Weidemeyer
c. 1948   COO of UPS, 2001-03

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