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 ...
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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?
"The survey demonstrates the geographic illiteracy of the United States," said
Robert Pastor, professor of International Relations at American University, ...
"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
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
Jan 8, 2009 ... LOCATION: Seattle, Minneapolis most literate big cities ... In Mississippi, the
percentage of adults with low skills dropped 9 percentage points, ...
The scale of illiteracy among youth also represents an enormous challenge; an
estimated 122 million youth globally are illiterate, of which young women ...
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