WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. adults scored below the international average in literacy, numeracy and problem solving in digital environments. Japan and Finland scored highest. Find out more on Oct. 25 at approximately 9:15-10 a.m. EDT as Jack Buckley, commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, discusses statistics about the work and life skills of American adults compared with their international peers. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.
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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau