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WVC gets grant for new accelerated English learning program

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WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College has received more than $95,400 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for its Adult Basic Skills program.

The two-year grant will be used to help English language learners learn English quickly and in practical ways that can be applied to job and life skills, according to Aaron Parrott, WVC Adult Basic Skills director.

The new project — called Integrated Digital English Acceleration — serves students in the beginning levels of learning English. Grant funding…

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