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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Pulaski Technical College found many students were having a difficult time reading, lowering the college's overall success rate.

Last November, the school changed its enrollment requirements making students pass a reading exam.

So Pulaski Tech and Literacy Action of Arkansas joined forces to create a free literacy program to improve adult reading scores.

THV11's Elle Mohs found out how successful the first year of this program was.