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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 ...

STATS | Illiteracy Statistics and Demographics - Statistic Brain

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Aug 22, 2016 ... Illiteracy Rate Statistics. ... Take the Statistic Brain "Film Quiz" and see just how much you know about the movie industry. Just 10 short ...

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?

Survey Reveals Geographic Illiteracy - National Geographic News

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"The survey demonstrates the geographic illiteracy of the United States," said Robert Pastor, professor of International Relations at American University, ...

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.

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  ...

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, ...

Two thirds - Statistics | Education | United Nations Educational ...

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The scale of illiteracy among youth also represents an enormous challenge; an estimated 122 million youth globally are illiterate, of which young women ...

National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) - 120 Years of Literacy

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Excerpts are taken from Chapter 1 of 120 Years of American Education: A .... Percentage of persons 14 years old and over who were illiterate (unable to read or ...

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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  ...

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.

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

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Aug 26, 2015 ... A functionally illiterate person, on the other hand, may be able to ... at the fact that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...