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Literacy in the United States - Wikipedia

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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 thousand simple words...

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  ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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. ... functionally illiterate, proving that there is a close relationship between illiteracy and crime.

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 ...

Illiterate America - EServer

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The largest numbers of illiterate adults are white, native-born Americans. ..... represent a disproportionate percentage of the frontline soldiers and of battle ...

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  ...

Chris Hedges: America the Illiterate - Chris Hedges - Truthdig

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Aug 31, 2016 ... One America, now the minority, functions in a print-based, literate ...... light on a reference for any or all of those percentages in the second ...