literacy http://wrkf.org en Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults http://wrkf.org/post/adding-cost-low-literacy-among-adults <em>This is the final report in a four-part series on adult education. </em><p>Low literacy rates for adults can have wide-ranging effects on those around them. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 17:09:00 +0000 editor 18345 at http://wrkf.org Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults Turning The Page On Illiteracy, Adults Go Back To Class http://wrkf.org/post/turning-page-illiteracy-adults-go-back-class <em>This is the first report of a four-part series on adult education. </em><p>The national debate around education usually focuses on children<em> </em>in school<em>.</em> But there are <a href="http://nces.ed.gov/naal/kf_demographics.asp#3">30 million adults</a> in the U.S. who have trouble with basic literacy — they struggle to read a menu, a pay stub or a bus schedule.<p>It also means it's difficult for them to get and hold onto the most basic jobs.<p>Tens of thousands of other adult learners are slowly and painstakingly trying to fill in the gaps of their rudimentary schooling. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:12:17 +0000 Kavitha Cardoza 18240 at http://wrkf.org Turning The Page On Illiteracy, Adults Go Back To Class