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12 January 
In 1896, H. L. Smith took the first X-ray photograph. It showed a hand with a bullet in it.
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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?

NAEP uses two statistical models to analyze inclusion rates of students with disabilities in states participating in NAEP. (more info)

The Word of the Day

cantankerous -(adj.).Ill-tempered: disagreeable.

The Quote of the Day

"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.'"- Gilbert K. Chesterton


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