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RESULTS

Fifteen mini-grants were dispersed to organizations throughout Florida in a competitive process for the 2016-17 program year, eleven of them returning grantees. Over the last grant year, the Initiative served 975 students. This brings our total number to 16,452 students served since the program began in 2009.

2016-2017 Grantee Counties

DeSoto
Flagler
Hillsborough
Miami Dade
Orange
Palm Beach
Polk
Sarasota
St. John's
St. Lucie

2016-17 Health Literacy Initiative End-of-Year Results
Percentage of students who demonstrated improvement in their health literacy knowledge: 55%
Average increase in performance on health literacy from pre to post test: 23%
Percentage of students who shared the information they learned with family or friends: 86%
Percentage of students who would recommend the program to someone they know: 97%
Percentage of students who indicated that the health information learned in class helped them in everyday life: 91%
Percentange of teachers who reported that their students gained knowledge and skills that will help them make informed decisions: 100%
Percentage of teachers who indicated that their students were better prepared to address health concerns to a doctor or health care professional: 100%

 

 

 

Student Feedback

  • “I can ask questions of the doctor or ask for someone who speaks my language” Lake Worth West
  • “Health is very important to your life. Being healthy can change your life.” El Sol
  • “Your body deserves care and attention.” Miami Dade College InterAmerican
  • “How to check blood pressure.” William Turner Tech
  • “No more junk. Looking at serving sizes.” Sarasota YMCA
  • “Started exercising regularly.” Miami Dade InterAmerican Campus
  • “To describe the symptoms when I need to go to the doctor” Learn to Read St. John’s County


 

 

 

 

Ambassadors

The Florida Literacy Coalition thanks the Florida
Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education
for making this site possible.
 

.Florida Literacy Coalition
..235 Maitland Ave. S #102

Maitland, FL 32751
..Phone: (407)-246-7110
..Fax: (407)-246 - 7104

Florida Literacy Hotline
(800) - 237 - 5113