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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_illiteracy

Functional illiteracy is reading and writing skills that are inadequate "to manage daily living and ... In contrast, functionally illiterate persons can read and possibly write simple sentences with a limited vocabulary, but cannot read or write well ...

www.appliedscholastics.org/education-issues/hidden-illiteracy-the-ignorance-of-ignorance.html

With more than one billion of the world's population functionally illiterate, an effective educational methodology is not a choice, it is an obligation. Applied ...

www.intellectualtakeout.org/blog/32-million-us-adults-are-functionally-illiterate-what-does-even-mean

Aug 26, 2015 ... In a few of our blog posts we've mentioned the statistic that 32 million (1 in 7) adults in the U.S. are considered “functionally illiterate.” There ...

www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/13860-what-is-functional-illiteracy?

Dec 7, 2012 ... Purely illiterate persons cannot read or write in any capacity, for all practical purposes. In contrast, functionally illiterate persons can read and ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/functional-illiterate

Functional illiterate definition, a person with some basic education who still falls short of a minimum standard of literacy or ... functionally illiterate, adjective.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102880

Nov 10, 2016 ... A person is functionally illiterate who cannot engage in all those activities in which literacy is required for effective functioning of his group and ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/functional%20illiterate

:a person who has had some schooling but does not meet a minimum standard of literacy. —. functional illiteracy. noun. —. functionally illiterate. adjective. NEW!

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/06/illiteracy-rate_n_3880355.html

Sep 6, 2013 ... The stats back up this claim: 85 percent of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and over 70 ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics