XPRIZE: The Real Winners? Underserved Adult Learners
AUGUST 29, 2017
It has spurred the publication of white papers, launch of incubators and conferences, as well as interest amongst journalists and advocacy groups. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 36 million adults in this country read at or below a third grade level — a staggering statistic. With low literacy, numeracy, and job skills, these adults are often relegated to low-skill, low-paying jobs.