Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Did you know…?
28% of the metro Atlanta’s population have low literacy skills (including both native and non-native speakers of English).
Adults with low literacy skills are less likely to read to their children. Children who haven’t developed basic literacy skills when they enter school are 3 to 4 times more likely to drop out.
US business and industry leaders estimate spending $600 million a year on remedial reading, writing, and math classes for employees.