Sadly, 32 million adults across the country are illiterate and millions more children in school struggle to meet grade-level expectations in reading. Today, American children face a future where proficient literacy abilities are all but essential for a productive and fulfilling life and career.
At McGraw-Hill we believe that literacy is a critical skill for lifelong learning.
We’ve gathered key statistics from prominent educational research organizations to create an interactive quiz to help illustrate the importance of literacy education from early childhood through adulthood.
Click “Start” below to test your knowledge of literacy in America, and then download our free Literacy is for Life eBook full of research and best practices for teachers and parents.
Download our free eBook, Literacy is for Life: Seven Attributes of a High-Impact Literacy Curriculum Strategy to learn about the “7 Rs” of effective literacy education.