Sep 8 - Geezer;s Blog - International Literacy Day

posted by Dave Lehner - 

The Bottom Line: September 8th is International Literacy Day!

The Full Story:

September 8th is International Literacy Day! Each year, International Literacy Day highlights the status of literacy and adult learning globally. There are now almost 4 billion literate people in the world, but universal literacy remains an elusive target. One in six adults is still not literate and more than 67 million children are out-of-school.

In 1965 the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated September 8 as International Literacy Day. It has been observed every year since 1966. Find out ways that you can help and learn more about this day.

International Literacy Day

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