The Literacy Center is a private, non-profit (c) (3) organization dedicated to helping struggling adults empower themselves through education. We are a leader in community-based adult literacy education built on innovative, cost-effective instructional services that ensure excellence in student outcomes. Dec 09, · The Adult Education Center is a performance-based school.
The Adult Literacy Center of Ozaukee County provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for adults looking to improve their literacy skills and accomplish individualized goals. In , the issue of adult literacy was highlighted in Illiterate America, a best-selling book by Jonathan Kozol. The book pointed out that most estimates placed at 20 to 25 the percentage of Americans reading and writing below the level needed to function in the society.
Adult Literacy in the United States Using the data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), this Data Point summarizes the number of U.S. adults with low levels of English literacy and describes how they differ by nativity status 1 and race/ethnicity. FIGURE 1.