kids' zone, learning with NCES home tools create a graph dare to compare grab bag chances
This day in History with liberty bell icon
14 February 
In 1859, Oregon became the 33rd state and in 1912 Arizona became the 48th state in the U.S.
Mindbenders with brain icon
Tim caught 6 ladybugs. Ali caught 7 and Jon caught 5. The children put some of their ladybugs in a big jar. The jar then had 8 ladybugs.

How many ladybugs were not placed in the jar?

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Welcome to the NCES Kids' Zone

The NCES Kids' Zone provides information to help you learn about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians; and to learn many interesting facts about education.

Did you Know?

Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (more info)

The Word of the Day

introspect -(v.).To examine one's own feelings, thoughts, and sensations.


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