Facts
True/False
Misc.
100

What percentage of America’s inmates cannot read above a 4th grade level?

70%

100

California has the lowest literacy rate in America.

True

100

What is your favorite animal?

200


How many Texas children under the age of 18 live in poverty?



1,700,000  

200

Texas has the highest literacy rate in America.

False

200

How many teens drop out each year?

1.2 million

300

What percentage of high school dropouts are on welfare?

90%

300

You have to read 20 books a year to be considered literate.

False

300

True or False:

1 in 4 Houston adults have not earned a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

True

400

What city was ranked the country’s most illiterate city?

Long Beach, CA

400

Nearly 85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate.

True

400

What is the last thing you ate?

500


How many people worldwide aged 15 or older cannot read or write?

750,000,000

500

1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read.

True

500

True/False:

Texas is the smallest state in the United States.

False

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