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Adult Education and Family Literacy Week 2023

Today, the U.S. Department of Education invites you to join the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) in celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (#AEFLWeek). This week LINCS honors adult educators and the transformative impact that you have on learners’ lives and futures. The need for adult education cannot be understated.  Nearly 43 million adults have low literacy skills, and another 63 million adults struggle with basic math.  #AEFLWeek brings focus to the ways we are working together to bridge the gap between this need and the availability of effective, opportunity-building, and life-changing education and training.  Each day this week, the U.S. Department of Education and LINCS will provide professional development events and resources to support and amplify your courageous work in classrooms and communities across the nation.  We hope to see you and celebrate #AEFLWeek in real time! 

To learn more about #AEFLWeek, please visit:  https://nationalcoalitionforliteracy.org/advocacy/aefl-week-resources/adult-education-and-family-literacy-week/