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August 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Editorial | Diagnosis of early learning problems key factor in tackling illiteracy

Illiteracy has several faces in Georgetown and Horry counties, ranging from basic reading or math skills to computer illiteracy. Overall illiteracy rates for Horry and Georgetown counties are 30 percent. ``That’s always amazing to people,’’ says Virginia Simmons, adult education director for Horry County Schools.

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