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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literacy_in_the_United_States

The National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), is sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as one of their assessment programs. NAAL undertakes a large study about every ten years since 1992. In 1993 the National Adult Literacy ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate

This is a list of countries by literacy rate. The figures represented are almost entirely collected by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on behalf of UNESCO with 2015 estimates based on people aged 15 or over who can read and write. Where data is taken from a different source, notes are provided. The data is collated ...

www.statisticbrain.com/number-of-american-adults-who-cant-read

Jul 22, 2017 ... Percent of adults who can't read, illiteracy rate in the US, proficiency levels of American adults.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/06/illiteracy-rate_n_3880355.html

Sep 6, 2013 ... Sunday is International Literacy Day! We recommend taking the opportunity to curl up with with a warm cup of coffee, a comfy chair, and a favorite classic. 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 study ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=69

Adult literacy. Question: What are the literacy levels of adults, and how does the United States compare to other countries? Response: The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a cyclical, large- scale study that was developed under the auspices of the Organization for Economic ...

www.creditdonkey.com/illiteracy-in-america.html

While researchers have pinpointed some of the causes behind the illiteracy crisis , including poverty, learning disabilities and a lack of parental participation, finding a solution has proven difficult. To put the severity of the issue into perspective, CreditDonkey has assembled a list of 23 startling statistics on illiteracy in America ...

nces.ed.gov/pubs93/93275.pdf

NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS. April 2002. Adult Literacy in America. Irwin S. Kirsch. Ann Jungeblut. Lynn Jenkins. Andrew Kolstad. U.S. Department of Education. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. NCES 1993-275. Third Edition. A First Look at the Findings of the National Adult ...

www.begintoread.com/research/literacystatistics.html

According to the literacy fast facts from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), literacy is defined as "using printed and written information to function in society, to achieve one's goals, and to develop one's knowledge and potential." " One measure of literacy is the percentage of adults who perform at four ...