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2007 Fact Sheet from ProLiteracy America

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This 2007 fact sheet includes quick facts and statistics about adult literacy from Proliteracy America.

Taken altogether, the NAAL report indicated that up to 93 million adults in the U.S. would benefit from additional literacy instruction.

State and County Estimates of Low Literacy

This link will lead you to 2003 estimates of low literacy in adults 16 years and older in counties and cities in Virginia. The information is more recent than the Stephen Reder Synthetic Estimates, which were based on the 1990 census.