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Libraries as Community Learning Hubs: Connecting Students to Degrees and Opportunity

by PRP Group, on 07/05/2024

Getting Smart PRP“I was told that I may lose my job unless I went back to school and got my high school diploma,” said Natalie Pinales, a resident of Durant, Oklahoma. As a young mom, Natalie had to forego completing high school on the typical timeline. Now working multiple jobs, she was told that not completing high school was not only an obstacle toward upward mobility in a career but also to keeping one. 

Fortunately for Natalie, innovative partnerships have made high school easier to access asynchronously. It all started as many stories do, at the local public library. 


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