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Literacy Crisis

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Illiteracy hurts millions of Americans
63% of Fourth Graders read below grade level

63% of Fourth Graders read below grade level

64% of Eighth Graders read below grade level

64% of Eighth Graders read below grade level

45% of children in middle and high income families struggle with reading

45% of children in middle and high income families struggle with reading

85% of juveniles in the US court system are illiterate

85% of juveniles in the US court system are illiterate

22% of American adults are illiterate

22% of American adults are illiterate

50% of chronically unemployed US adults are illiterate

50% of chronically unemployed US adults are illiterate

49% of American adults cannot read proficiently

49% of American adults cannot read proficiently

60% of adults prisoners in the US are illiterate

60% of adults prisoners in the US are illiterate

but together we can reverse the literacy crisis facing America today.
Uncovering the Logic of English

Read more about the literacy crisis in Uncovering the Logic of English, by Denise Eide.

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