Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults
For the past few days, NPR has been taking a look at the challenges facing the 30 million American adults who lack basic literacy skills.
In the final part of our series on adult education, Kavitha Cardoza of member station WAMU examines the economic and social impacts — not just on individuals, but on society as a whole.
More From This Series
- Part 1: Turning The Page On Illiteracy, Adults Go Back To Class
- Part 2: What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult
- Part 3: How To Turn Adult Education Into Careers, Quickly
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