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5 November 
In 1872, Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for trying to vote in the presidential election. She wished to vote for President Grant.
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A mountain goat attempts to scale a cliff sixty feet high. Every minute, the goat bounds upward three feet but slips back two.  How long does it take for the goat to reach the top?
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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?

Enrollment in prekindergarten through grade 8 increased 9% between 1992 and 2005; and is projected to increase an additional 12% between 2005 and 2017. (more info)

The Word of the Day

ostensive -(adj.).Ostensible. Obviously or manifestly demonstrative.

The Quote of the Day

"To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society."- Theodore Roosevelt


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