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Literacy in the United States

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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 read a couple of thousand simple wo...

The U.S. Illiteracy Rate Hasn't Changed In 10 Years - Huffington Post

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Sep 6, 2013 ... Of course, this holiday is bittersweet - We know we'll be celebrating accordingly, but many Americans won't be able to do so. According to a ...

11 Facts about Literacy in America | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for ...

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1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read. ... between illiteracy and crime. More than 60% of all inmates are functionally illiterate.

Adult Literacy in America - National Center for Education Statistics

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Percentages of Adults in Poverty, by Literacy Level . . . . . . . . . . . 61 ...... Governor Clinton, adopted the goal that all of America's adults be literate by the year 2000  ...

Illiteracy Statistics – Statistic Brain

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Dec 2, 2015 ... Illiteracy Rate Statistics. ... best selling books of all time illiteracy rates ... Take the Statistic Brain "Film Quiz" and see just how much you know ...

Literacy Statistics - BeginToRead

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"One measure of literacy is the percentage of adults who perform at four achievement levels: Below Basic, ... Many of the USA ills are directly related to illiteracy.

Literacy Facts – Literacy Partners Inc.

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To be fully literate in today's complex society, a person must be able to read, write , ... [Education Attainment table, 2010 American Community Survey (U.S. ...

Literacy study: 1 in 7 US adults are unable to read this ... - USA Today

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Jan 8, 2009 ... LOCATION: Seattle, Minneapolis most literate big cities ... In Mississippi, the percentage of adults with low skills dropped 9 percentage points, ...

23% Of America Is Illiterate | Zero Hedge

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Feb 13, 2013 ... One in five Americans lacks the basic reading skills beyond a 4th grade ... Or how to calculate a percentage. ... Edit 93% of America is illiterate.

14 Percent of U.S. Adults Can't Read - Live Science

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Jan 10, 2009 ... They're illiterate. ... estimates that illiteracy costs American businesses more than $60 billion each year in lost productivity and health and safety ...

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Literacy Project Foundation - Statistics

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STAGGERING ILLITERACY STATISTICS ... 45 million are functionally illiterate and read below a 5th grade level; 44% of the American adults do not read a book  ...

Shocking Facts: 23 Statistics on Illiteracy in America - CreditDonkey

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Approximately 32 million adults in America are considered to be illiterate; about 14% of the entire adult ... What percentage of high school graduates can't read?

32 Million U.S. Adults are "Functionally Illiterate"... What Does That ...

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Aug 26, 2015 ... The UNESCO definition implies that a functionally literate person ... at the fact that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...