51 rows · The adult literacy rate measures literacy among persons age 15 and older. According . Nov 01, · Approximately 32 million adults in the United States can’t read, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and.
Improving adult literacy would have enormous economic benefits. Bringing all adults to the equivalent of a sixth grade reading level would generate an additional $ trillion – or 10% of GDP – in annual income for the country. 6. Adult Literacy in America Irwin S. Kirsch Ann Jungeblut Lynn Jenkins Andrew Kolstad U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Research and Improvement NCES Third Edition A First Look at the Findings of the National Adult Literacy SurveyCited by:
Sep 09, · According to the U.S. Department of Education, 54% of U.S. adults years old - about million people - lack proficiency in literacy, reading below the equivalent of a sixth-grade geishax.xyz: Michael T. Nietzel. Literacy Impacts Us All When adults learn to read, write, or do basic math, their transformations are nothing short of remarkable. They can find and keep jobs, enjoy better health and educate their children.
The National Reporting System (NRS) for Adult Education and Literacy is a performance and financial reporting system designed to collect aggregate statewide data from formula grantees on an annual basis. Nov 13, · The U.S. Department of Education defines adult literacy and numeracy in terms of skills that help people accomplish tasks and realize their purposes. Researchers can measure literacy and numeracy skills, but skills are not static.