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American Education Week

American Education Week is held on November 20. Held during the third full week of November each year. This event in the second decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
20 November - American Education Week
American Education Week (AEW), first celebrated in 1921, is an opportunity to celebrate public education, to inform the community of the accomplishments and needs of public schools, to secure cooperation and support from the public, and to honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. Distressed that 25 percent of the country's World War I draftees were illiterate and 9 percent were physically unfit, representatives of the NEA and the American Legion met in 1919 to seek ways to generate public support for education. Thus began the history of American Education Week.

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