Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Of interest to parents and kids!

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. NCES stands for the National Center for Education Statistics.

From the current home page:

Did you Know?
For the class of 2003–04, the averaged freshman graduation rate ranged from 57.4% in Nevada to 87.6% in Nebraska. 15 states had rates of 80.0% or higher—Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, and Vermont. (more info)


The Word of the Day
stereovision -(n.).Visual perception of or exhibition in three dimensions.


The Quote of the Day
"A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation."- Robert Maynard Hutchins

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