Literacy

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A Whole Lot of Americans Would Be Angry if Their Public Library Closed

More people use them than you may realize.

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Apparently, Most Cities Aren't Getting Any More 'Literate'

It's the District's third year atop Central Connecticut State's literacy rankings.

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Who Reads the Most: Cities, Suburbs, or Rural Areas?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the biggest nerd of them all?

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The Most Terrifying Toilet Paper You Will Ever Use

A Japanese company is marketing an English version of "Drop," a horror story by The Ring author that's printed on TP.

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Literacy and the Wealth of Cities

The list of America's Most Literate Cities suggests there's little relationship between literacy and economic development. Our analysis suggests otherwise.

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America's Most Literate Cities Not Necessarily the Wealthiest

Central Connecticut State University's annual study found no correlation between the wealth of a city and its literacy rate.