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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 ... Jonathan Kozol, in his book Illiterate America, suggests that the very high ...

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

Sep 6, 2013 ... 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th grade level, and 19 ... illiterate, and over 70 percent of inmates in America's prisons cannot ...

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

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?

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

Aug 26, 2015 ... A functionally illiterate person, on the other hand, may be able to ... at the fact that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...

literacyprojectfoundation.org/community/statistics

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.

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

Eighteen percent of U.S. adults performed at the lowest level of the PIAAC literacy ... a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American ...

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 ...

www.projectliteracy.com/you-wont-believe-how-many-people-cant-read-sentence

And it's not always where you might think. USA. 32million. In the U.S. 32 million Americans can't read and write. That's more than 1 in 10 ...