The U.S. Illiteracy Rate Hasn’t Changed In 10 Years

huffingtonpost.com

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 conducted in late April by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the U.S. can’t read. That’s 14 percent of the population. 21 percent of adults in the U.S.

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