1 in 7 U.S. adults are unable to read this story

A long-awaited federal study finds that an estimated 32 million adults in the USA — about one in seven — are saddled with such low literacy skills that it would be tough for them to read anything more challenging than a children's picture book or to understand a medication's side effects listed on a pill bottle. Full Story »

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Kristin Gorski
3.5
by Kristin Gorski - Jan. 12, 2009

A short article on eye-opening findings of a federal study on U.S. literacy rates. Well-sourced for an article of this length, and includes link to actual study and related information. Needs additional context and a more in-depth look at study's findings to be even more compelling.

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