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This day in History with liberty bell icon
1 July 
In 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg began, marking the turning point in the Civil War.
Mindbenders with brain icon
Cameron bought ice skates that were on sale for 15% off the usual price.

If the ice skates usually cost $75, what is the sale price?
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Do you know how to swim?

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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

candor -(n.).Frankness of expression: sincerity. Freedom from prejudice: impartiality.


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