Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels. 2 There is a clear correlation between more education and higher earnings, and between higher educational scores and higher earnings.
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.
Aug 08, 2019 · Over 93 million Americans have basic or below-basic literacy. Low literacy rates costs the United States over $200 billion each year.  For every dollar that is spent on adult illiteracy, society receives $7.14 in returns, either through decreased expenditures or increased revenues.  Approximately 90% of high school dropouts are on welfare. .
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