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