Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
This week (9/23-9/29) is National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. What does this mean? Here's what the Illinois Community College Board says about this special week:
"This annual event underscores the continued demand for programs and services for adult students who need to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math and obtain a high school equivalency certificate. More than 36 million adults nationwide, including 1.2 million in Illinois, lack basic literacy skills that limit their ability to advance in education and at work."
Here are some reasons why literacy and adult education are so important:
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