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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literacy_in_the_United_States

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 they learned by sight in the first four grades in school. Other sources may term such individuals functionally illiterate if they are .... in America, Third Edition (PDF), National Center for Educational Statistics,  ...

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

Sep 6, 2013 ... The stats back up this claim: 85 percent of all juveniles who ... illiterate, and over 70 percent of inmates in America's prisons cannot read above ...

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

Reading is an invaluable skill that's important to just about every aspect of our daily lives, from communications to the way we work to the food we eat. The ability ...

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.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-literacy-america

1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read. ... juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, proving that there ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

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

The NCES Fast Facts Tool provides quick answers to many education ... What are the literacy levels of adults, and how does the United States compare to other  ...

nces.ed.gov/pubs93/93275.pdf

statistics and other data related to education in the United States and in ..... Literate Society, “ any national program for improving literacy skills would have.

www.intellectualtakeout.org/blog/32-million-us-adults-are-functionally-illiterate-what-does-even-mean

Aug 26, 2015 ... In a few of our blog posts we've mentioned the statistic that 32 ... hints at the fact that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...