Understanding Illiteracy Infographic

As education becomes more available throughout the U.S. and the world at large, illiteracy rates are steadily declining. Still, an inability to read is an incredibly widespread and common problem, even in the United States. Additionally, reading literacy is not the only issue. Many Americans can not perform mathematical tasks required be even the most basic job positions. It is clear that there are issues in the educational system that are allowing students to pass through without having adequately learned what should be required. The following infographic takes a look at literacy in the U.S. and around the world.



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  1. The Padrino says:

    Wow now that’s a large number

  2. sascha says:

    thats why republicans are winning elections!

  3. Habibies says:

    Cool Illiteracy Info-graphic sharing in ma blog too :)

  4. Jordan says:

    Cool graph. Wake up USA, you aren’t the ‘best’ or ‘greatest’ at everything, or even most things. View yourselves the way other countries do.

  5. Brad says:

    I have not came across this infographic yet. I need to add it to my blog too. Thanks!

  6. Michaelquerty says:

    What’s the gender breakdown?, I assume males are higher especially since the 70s and boys are more and more disengaged in school it seems.

  7. This is America says:

    Try and stop us.

  8. David Brown says:

    the US needs to ask the Cubans to help with education AND health

    and economic equality

    and peaceful, helpful, compassionate relations with other countries

  9. although online schools are good, i think we also need human interaction which we can only get from offline schools *”;

  10. Sam says:

    As an illiterate person, I find it frustrating that I can’t read this infographic. I did, however, like the colors.

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