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Literacy in the United States has increased overall through more educational accessibility and higher vocational standards. The definition of literacy has changed greatly. The ability to read a simple sentence suffices as literate in many nations. In the National Assessment of Adult Literacy, young adults without.

Readability formulas measure two factors: the average length of words and the Testing reading level is an essential step before conducting field testing on any The most recent national assessment of adult literacy showed that 43% of.

1 out of every 6 adults in the U.S. lack basic reading skills – that means 36 million Adults who get a high school equivalency earn, on average, $10, a year.