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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 used. Governments may label as literate those individuals who can ...

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 ... illiterate, and over 70 percent of inmates in America's prisons cannot read above ...

www.creditdonkey.com/illiteracy-in-america.html

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 ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

STAGGERING ILLITERACY STATISTICS ... be needed in future years, some states actually base part of their projection on how well current elementary students ...

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

1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read. ... functionally illiterate, proving that there is a close relationship between illiteracy and crime.

nces.ed.gov/naal/lit_history.asp

The early years of the United States were marked by very rapid population growth. .... Illiteracy statistics give an important indication of the education level of the ...

nces.ed.gov/pubs93/93275.pdf

statistics and other data related to education in the United States and in other nations. ...... “illiterates” in this nation, thereby treating literacy as a condition that.

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 ... hints at the fact that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...

time.com/9549/the-5-least-literate-cities-in-america

Feb 24, 2014 ... MORE: America's Most Content (and Miserable) States ... 17.9% of residents had a college degree — all among the worst rates for major cities.

www.begintoread.com/research/literacystatistics.html

According to the literacy fast facts from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), literacy is ... Many of the USA ills are directly related to illiteracy. Just a ...