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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 ... According to a study conducted in late April by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

In a study of literacy among 20 'high income' countries; US ranked 12th; Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are ...

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

Despite being a global economic and political leader, illiteracy continues to be a pervasive problem in the U.S. For adults who struggle with reading, the impact ...

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.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 ...

nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=69

The NCES Fast Facts Tool provides quick answers to many education ... What are the literacy levels of adults, and how does the United States compare to other  ...

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.

proliteracy.org/Resources/Adult-Literacy-Facts

Learn the facts about adult literacy and the far reaching effect low literacy has in ... Low literacy costs the U.S. at least $225 billion each year in non-productivity in the ... inmates did not complete high school or can be classified as low literate.