Awendaw Regional Outreach Center

Awendaw RegionalOutreach Center

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Adult Literacy

A mother's reading skill is the greatest determinant of her children's future academic success, outweighing other factors, such as neighborhood and family income. Children of less-educated parents are much more likely to become low-skilled adults. 

U.S. adults with low levels of education who have parents with low levels of education are 10 times more likely to have low skills than are those who have higher-educated parents.

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