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LVWCC?

Why

One in every six adults in the U.S. has low literacy skills in reading.

An entire third of the population is deficient in numeracy.

Socioeconomic background continues to play a big role.

3%

The percentage of adult learners reached through federal literacy programs.

Only one in ten Illinois community college students who start behind actually finish a certificate or degree.

Remedial education in state-funded community colleges is not working.

Nearly one in five adults lack basic prose literacy skills in Cook County.

20%

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