The ReportDETROIT (WWJ) Ė According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are Ēfunctionally illiterate.Ē The alarming new statistics were released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund on Wednesday.
ďNot able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job ó those types of basic everyday (things). Reading a prescription; whatís on the bottle, how many you should takeÖ just your basic everyday tasks,Ē she said.
Report: Nearly Half Of Detroiters Can’t Read ę CBS Detroit
I'll leave the commentary to others, then again... my bet is it's because the teachers aren't paid enough for their fabulous performance.
It can't get any worse, so why not try something different, radical... like vouchers and ridding the city of unionized teachers?