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Shock Report: 1/2 of Detroiters Can't Read

Al Kresta reports:

According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are ”functionally illiterate.” The alarming new statistics were released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund on Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950 spoke with the Fund’s Director, Karen Tyler-Ruiz, who explained exactly what this means.

“Not able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job — those types of basic everyday (things). Reading a prescription; what’s on the bottle, how many you should take… just your basic everyday tasks,” she said.
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Anonymous said...

Exactly the sort of citizens that leftist/liberals want in their vision of society.

Anonymous said...

Sadly I don't find this shocking. Probably because I worked in Detroit 11 years ago. Just yesterday I was mentioning to my sister how interesting it was that our middle age cousin posted on fb that she's been accepted into "collage." She wrote it incorrectly two times so I'm pretty sure it wasn't just a typo. Apparently you don't need to know how to spell to attend nursing school these days.

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