Global illiteracy is falling, but many will miss 2015 target

October 2008
Education (14637073);10/10/2008, Issue 328, p3
The article discusses a report by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) regarding declines in illiteracy worldwide. The report indicates that a majority of nations examined will fail to meet goals to reduce adult illiteracy and suggests that declines in illiteracy rates may be due to population growth.


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