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    What are some of the major causes of illiteracy and how can they be avoided? What are the political and economic factors involved in educational problems?

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    Some of the major causes of illiteracy include poverty, illiteracy within the family and learning disabilities. Poverty can to avoided to some extent, through education, which improves a person's ability to seek and maintain employment. Illiteracy within the family can be combated with adult education programs designed to address such issues and by encouraging younger generations to take pride in learning. Many learning disabilities may not be avoidable. However, they can be treated effectively with early childhood intervention programs and through community/school based programs ...

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    This solution discusses some of the major causes of illiteracy in the world.