Let's Get This Party Started! International Literacy Day is Just Around the Corner

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International Literacy Day is observed every September 8, with the purpose of raising awareness about global literacy issues This year, the day is dedicated to 21st century literacies.

The International Reading Association will kick off its month-long celebration on September 9. The organization's theme for this year's celebration is "Invent Your Future," and events and activities will focus on the literacy skills students need to be successful in school, work and life.

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