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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literacy_in_the_United_States

Rates of literacy in the United States depend on which of the various definitions of literacy is ... Further, this study showed that 41% to 44% of U.S. adults in the lowest level on the literacy scale (literacy rate of 35 or below) were living in poverty.

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

STAGGERING ILLITERACY STATISTICS. California. According to the 2007 California Academic Performance Index, research show that 57% of students failed ...

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

Sep 6, 2013 ... Sunday is International Literacy Day! We recommend taking the opportunity to curl up with with a warm cup of coffee, a comfy chair, and a ...

www.begintoread.com/research/literacystatistics.html

According to the literacy fast facts from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), literacy is defined as "using printed and written information to function ...

www.statisticbrain.com/number-of-american-adults-who-cant-read

Aug 22, 2016 ... U.S. Illiteracy Statistics, Data. Percent of U.S. adults who can't read (below a basic level), 14 %. Number of U.S. adults who can't read ...

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Reading is an invaluable skill that's important to just about every aspect of our daily lives, from communications to the way we work to the food we eat. The ability ...

www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-literacy-america

More than 60% of all inmates are functionally illiterate. ... Reports show that the rate of low literacy in the United States directly costs the healthcare industry over  ...

nces.ed.gov/naal/estimates

In response to a demand for estimates of the percentage of adults with low literacy in individual states and counties, the National Center for Education Statistics ...

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What are the literacy levels of adults, and how does the United States ... SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2016) ...

data.unicef.org/topic/education/literacy

Globally, the youth literacy rate increased from 83 per cent to 91 per cent over two decades, while the number of illiterate youth declined from 170 million to 115  ...