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Bea Lunardini

Bea is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

  • Jones’ story of illiteracy is shared among 20% of Americans, or 43 million people, according to a 2019 study from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies. In Florida, estimates from the Institute of Education Sciences in 2017 indicate that illiteracy rates are between 24 to 26%.