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  • Fast Facts on Literacy

  • Correctional Education Prisoners generally have significantly lower literacy skills than the general population. Those who improve their skills return to prison less often.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is the fastest growing area of the adult basic education system.

  • Family Literacy By using a comprehensive and holistic approach to education, family literacy programs are making great strides in helping families break the cycle of low literacy, poverty and homelessness.

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  • Literacy: A Smart Investment

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  • The State of Literacy in America

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