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Why LVWCC? Presentation

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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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