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U.S. Department of Education estimates show that 11 percent of Maryland adults aged 16 or older lack basic prose literacy skills — the ability to read and answer questions about readings. With a lack of funding in adult education making it difficult to address the problem, groups like the Literacy Council are filling the gaps left by schools.
Book nerds: Today you get to hold your head up high. Our nation's capital has been ranked as the most literate city, according to a new study, that also shows literary enlightenment is not necessarily tied to wealth.