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!
Just found a list of CITIES by most literate.
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
Washington, D.C., Northern Hemisphere
St. Louis, Missouri
San Francisco, California
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Boston, Massachusetts, Suffolk County
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.[8
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Still interested in states and illiteracy...