Illiteracy Rate Drops In Kentucky

There's a bright spot of news for folks here in Kentucky.

A new study shows that more and more people in this county are illiterate. California, New York and Florida have all shown dramatic increases in illiteracy rates..

But here in Kentucky, and a handful of other states, the figures have improved..

Worldwide, the U.S. doesn't stack up too well in general.

Fourteen countries rank higher in reading ability than the United States including Finland, South Korea, Iceland and Canada.


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  • by Junior Location: Samples on Jan 23, 2009 at 07:52 AM
    See Spot run. Run Spot run.
  • by Zatoichi Location: Richmond on Jan 23, 2009 at 04:57 AM
    I bet Kentucky is a better Cornhole game player than any other state tho.
  • by Leroy Location: Lex on Jan 23, 2009 at 04:15 AM
    I alwayz new who my daddy was so I aint to worried bout being a illiterate.
  • by A Location: L on Jan 22, 2009 at 06:54 PM
    Yeah but Iceland is still dumb enough tp gp bankrupt like the rest of the countries that have been doing better the past few decades until now. Yet holland still keeps its cash and its legalized taxable marijuana.
  • by Thomas Location: Lexington on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:32 PM
    Thank you to all the teachers, reading tutors AND students that worked to drop the not-so-notable number.
  • by bubba Location: pikeville on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:36 AM
    i wish i cud have red this to my yunguns insted of them reading it to me
  • by Joey Location: Lex on Jan 22, 2009 at 08:58 AM
    By looking at the spelling, grammar and sentence structure on this site, you would never know it...LOL!

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