Literacy. A Prevention Program. Introduction. It is widely acknowledged that the success of a modern society is dependent on the level of literacy of its population.
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A Prevention Program
American adults are unable to read above a 5th grade level.
American adults can’t read at all
Source: National Institute for Literacy
Of all juvenile offenders rate as functionally or marginally illiterate.
Of high school seniors can be classified as being functionally illiterate at the time they graduate.
Of prisoners in state and federal systems can be classified as illiterate.
Of those with the lowest literacy skill live in poverty.
“Is is the parents who establishes the value of literacy in the home. The parent’s role in developing literacy is significant and indispensible. “Services Offered
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