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This day in History with liberty bell icon
23 March 
In 1775, Patrick Henry declared "Give me liberty, or give me death."
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Scott, Frankie, and Corey played in the snow for 4 hours. Scott made 5 snowballs and 2 snowmen. Corey made 7 snowballs. Frankie made 4 snowballs and a snow fort.

How many snowballs did the boys make?

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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

palimpsest -(n.).A written document, usually on vellum or parchment, that has been written upon several times, often with remnants of erased writing still visible.


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