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Seattle Is Second Most Literate City In U.S.

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SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) – Seattle has been ranked the second most literate city in the nation for the second year in a row.

According to the study conducted by Central Connecticut State University, there are six indicators of literacy, all of which Seattle scored very high on: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.

America’s Most Literate Cities in 2011:
1. Washington
2. Seattle
3. Minneapolis
4. Atlanta
5. Boston
6. Pittsburgh
7. Cincinnati
8. St. Louis
9. San Francisco
10. Denver

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