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17 October 
In 1979, Mother Theresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the poor in Calcutta, India.
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Kevin is 14 inches taller than George. The difference between Kevin and Richard is two inches less than between Richard and George. Kevin at 6'6" is the tallest. How tall are Richard and George?

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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?

In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (more info)

The Word of the Day

neophyte -(n.).A recent convert. A beginner: novice.

The Quote of the Day

"The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others."- Tryon Edwards


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