Facts and Statistics
1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read.
High school dropouts are 63% more likely to be incarcerated than their peers with four-year college degrees.
Seventy-five percent of state prison inmates did not complete high school or can be classified as low literate.
Low literacy costs the U.S. at least $225 billion each year in non-productivity in the workforce, crime, and loss of tax revenue due to unemployment.