United States Code

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§ 3271.
Purpose
It is the purpose of this subchapter to create a partnership among the Federal Government, States, and localities to provide, on a voluntary basis, adult education and literacy activities, in order to—
(1)
assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency;
(2)
assist adults who are parents or family members to obtain the education and skills that—
(A)
are necessary to becoming full partners in the educational development of their children; and
(B)
lead to sustainable improvements in the economic opportunities for their family;
(3)
assist adults in attaining a secondary school diploma and in the transition to postsecondary education and training, including through career pathways; and
(4)
assist immigrants and other individuals who are English language learners in—
(A)
improving their—
(i)
reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills in English; and
(ii)
mathematics skills; and
(B)
acquiring an understanding of the American system of Government, individual freedom, and the responsibilities of citizenship.
(Pub. L. 113–128, title II, § 202, July 22, 2014, 128 Stat. 1608.)
cite as: 29 USC 3271