National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL) International Assessments. International Activities Program (IAP) Early Childhood. Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS) National Household Education Survey (NHES) Elementary/ Secondary. Literacy KC is thrilled to announce our upcoming event, Let's Read: A Celebration of Family Literacy featuring Taye Diggs, actor & author, and Shane W. Evans, KC based illustrator! Taye Diggs is an actor whose awards include an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Community resources like Literacy Kansas City and its volunteers, adult programs from public libraries, outreach efforts of local colleges and universities, help from businesses and industries who understand the need for a literate workforce, support from organizations and foundations, and the active participation of individuals who recognize. Adult literacy can change everything. Health. Gender equality. Poverty. Every important social issue is impacted by low literacy. When individuals learn how to read, write, do basic math, and use computers, they have the power to lift themselves out of poverty, lower health care costs, find and keep sustainable employment, and ultimately change their lives.
Nov 27, 2016 · A topic that seems to go largely unnoticed and therefore unaddressed is low literacy rates among adults. With an estimated 225,000 adults in the Kansas City metro area labeled as functionally. May 24, 2017 · In the United States, the illiteracy rate has not changed in the past 10 years. According to the US Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, the following statistics outline the state of literacy in the United States. 1. 32 million adults can not read in the United States.