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Literacy Statistics

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1 in 6 Students

(That’s 1.2 million)
Disenroll from high school without finishing every year.

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Approximately 18%

of adults 16 years and older (38,899) in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming counties combined read at or below Level 1.1

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10 Mil+ Americans

Reach the 12th grade without having learned to read at a basic level.

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1.5 Mil People

That fall into the two lowest levels of literacy proficiency are incarcerated.

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Funding is ⬇ 17%

for Adult Education Programs and English Language instruction since 2002.

  1. https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/skillsmap/

CORE The Learning Center is a division of Literacy West NY, Inc.