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31 August 
In 1897, Edison patents the Kinetograph and the moving picture is born.
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Tim is buying a DVD player from Deal of the Day. The usual cost of the player is $180. Today's discount is 20%.

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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

idyll -(n.).A short literacy work describing a picturesque episode or pleasant scene of country life. An event or scene of rural simplicity.


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Calling All Kids! We would like to hear from you to find out what other types of activities you would like to see on the NCES Kids' Zone! Please send your comments or suggestions to kidszone@ed.gov

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