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Old 03-10-2011, 04:02 PM
 
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I tried searching, here and google, and wikipedia. And even waded through a few pages of the (very poorly organized) 101 Top Lists page here.
(Who has time to read to the END of 101 titles looking for one? )

Anyhooters, anyone have a quicklink to a list or something?
Just laying around their desktop...by any chance?

I know Georgia and Texas were pretty bad off a few years ago.
Even a list of Most Literate States. Anything!

Thank you.



EDIT:
Just found a list of CITIES by most literate.
Quote:
Most literate cities in North America
A 2007 study conducted by Dr. Jack Miller, President of Central Connecticut State University,
ranked the following as the most literate cities in America. This list included all the US cities with highest literacy rate.

Minneapolis, Hennepin County,

Seattle, King County

St. Paul, Canada, Division No. 12

Denver, Colorado

Washington, D.C., Northern Hemisphere

St. Louis, Missouri

San Francisco, California

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Boston, Massachusetts, Suffolk County[6]


A survey by the Jenkins Group, an independent publishing services firm,
has shown that millions of Americans never read another book after leaving school.

1/3 of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives.
42 percent of college graduates never read another book after college.
80 percent of U.S. families did not buy or read a book last year.
70 percent of U.S. adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years.
57 percent of new books are not read to completion.[7][8

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literac..._United_States

Whoa.



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Still interested in states and illiteracy...

Last edited by KeepTheDog; 03-10-2011 at 04:13 PM..
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Old 03-10-2011, 10:35 PM
 
Location: new england
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Default it's that damn TV

Why should we read when we have the TV to tell us all we need to know, and because we're Americans, we're better than everyone else anyway, so that must mean we know more already so why bother? Besides I just read the cliff notes version in college, and now I hear there's new videos being put out by cliff notes that tells all about Hamlet in a 5 minute DVD!!!
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Old 03-11-2011, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Limbo
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Pretty sure St. Paul is in Ramsey County, MN and not in Canada. Unless something weird happened...
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