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Interesting Literacy Statistics

January 15, 2014


I’ve been reading through John Taylor Gatto’s Underground History of Education in America which was published in 2000. It has some interesting statistics on literacy rates in the US and other countries: During WWII (1939-1945) the military reported a 96% literacy rate among those applying for service During the Korean War (1950-1953) the military reported […]