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Juan: Changing for the Better from English to Diploma

Juan Hernandez is a true example of what dedication and determination can achieve. Juan came to this country in 2002 hoping to establish roots and have a better future. He quickly realized that his dreams were harder to attain not knowing English or having a high school diploma. His parents raised him to never give…
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Joining Forces to Raise Funds for Literacy

          Joining Forces to Raise Funds for Literacy For a summer campaign, LearningQuest has joined forces with SPIE’s The Literacy Network of Stanislaus County and The Modesto Bee’s News in Education program to create awareness and support literacy programs available to community members of all ages. If you believe that promoting…
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Silvia’s Stand for Learning

The need to learn is one felt by all different kinds of people.  In adult education, we find ourselves working with students who have dealt with harsh circumstances and where education has often taken a back seat to other priorities.  Whether it is dropping out of school at an early age, facing jail time, or,…
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Learn English this Summer!

FREE Summer English Language Classes in Hughson start in June!!! Check HERE for information on the programs offered Want to enroll?  Contact Estefania at 209-672-6644 or ebarajas@lqslc.com Click on the flyers below to enlarge!      The 2018 Summer English Class in Hughson is Supported by          

Believing in Herself Pays Off for Crista Davis

Written by: Denise Nordell   Overcoming obstacles is a common theme among LearningQuest students. Sometimes the obstacles are tangible: difficult family situations, learning disabilities, trouble with the law, poverty or substance abuse. Sometimes the obstacles are internal, as Crista Davis can attest. Crista’s biggest challenge was her self-doubt and struggles with feeling overwhelmed. But then…
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We Made it to Graduation!

In only six months, the goal of helping 90 HSE students graduate was within reach… LearningQuest instructors worked with the students every chance they could to prepare them to earn that shimmering certificate.  Zachary Lake, an instructor recently awarded for his proactive attitude in the organization, tells his students “…that each step they take and each…
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Success after graduation: Michael Enriquez

Michael Enriquez graduated from Learning Quest Stanislaus Literacy Centers in 2012.  Since graduating, Michael has worked in the construction field and is currently employed with California Drywall doing metal stud framing and sheetrock. He is also attending classes with the goal of receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Construction Management. He is so thankful…
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Just in time to become a Tutor!

Don’t miss the upcoming Volunteer Tutor Orientation and Training! Real impact on improving someone else’s life Flexible schedule One-on-one volunteer tutoring at the Modesto Library and other sites that work for you Tutors and students are matched based on schedule and skill level LearningQuest staff are readily available for support Training on tutoring and literacy…
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Arowa’s Promise

Arowa Ghazi was born and raised in the traditional culture of Yemen where she was entitled to the Bride Price for her hand in marriage.  Instead of demanding material items like money, clothes, or a house, she made her fiancé promise to provide her with an education.  He agreed, but did not follow through after…
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