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This day in History with liberty bell icon
28 November 
In 1520, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan passed through the strait, which now bears his name, and into the Pacific ocean.
Mindbenders with brain icon
Keith and his mother drove to a concert 78 miles away. They drove 32 miles and then stopped for gas. Mom put 28 gallons of gas in the car. How many miles did they have left to drive?

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Do you have a favorite book?

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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

phraseology -(n.).The manner in which words and phrases are used in speech or writing: Style.


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