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...
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
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 ...
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?
Aug 26, 2015 ... The UNESCO definition implies that a functionally literate person ... at the fact that
America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...
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.
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
The largest numbers of illiterate adults are white, native-born Americans. .....
represent a disproportionate percentage of the frontline soldiers and of battle ...
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
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 ...