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11 Facts about Literacy in America. Welcome to DoSomething.org, a global movement of 5.5 million young people making positive change, online and off!


Despite being a global economic and political leader, illiteracy continues to be a pervasive problem in the U.S. For adults who struggle with reading, the impact ...


Sep 8, 2015 ... In recognition of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, here are some statistics about the staggering effects of illiteracy.


Learn the facts about adult literacy and the far reaching effect low literacy has in the United States and abroad.


Sep 7, 2001 ... International Literacy Day focuses attention on worldwide literacy issues and needs.


Sep 8, 2015 ... Today is International Literacy Day! What better time to take a look at the impact of literacy? Our work in Guatemala is just a small step toward ...


According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a divison of the U.S. Department of Education1, children who are read to at home enjoy a ...


Literacy Facts. An Investment in Literacy Benefits Our Entire Community. 83.5% of preschoolers in Pima County (approximately 20,400) are at risk for not being ...


Facts About Literacy. 66% of Cleveland residents are functionally illiterate; Some Cleveland neighborhoods have an illiteracy rate as high as 95%; Functional ...


Literacy Statistics. • South Carolina has the 13th highest rate of functional illiteracy in the United States. • In Beaufort County: – 11% of adults lack basic prose ...