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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 ...

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  ...

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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Illiteracy Rate Statistics. ... Questions: How many American adults can't read? ... Take the Statistic Brain "Technology Quiz" and see just how much you know ...

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 U.S. adults are unable to read this story ...

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Jan 8, 2009 ... LOCATION: Seattle, Minneapolis most literate big cities ... National Assessment of Adult Literacy, a survey of more than 19,000 Americans ages 16 and older. ... In Mississippi, the percentage of adults with low skills dropped 9 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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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.

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?

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.