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2009-12-09 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 80 percent of students ages 12 to 17 were academically on track in 2006, up 8 percent from 1998, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Students were considered to be academically on track if they were enrolled in school at or above the grade level appropriate for their age. The report, A Child's Day: 2006 (Selected Indicators of Child Well-Being), relies on in-person household interviews to examine how well children are...

2009-11-19 08:51:00

Homes With Cell Phones Nearly Double in First Half of Decade WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of households with cell phones increased from 36 percent to 71 percent between 1998 and 2005, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. This corresponded with a decrease in households with telephone landlines, particularly households headed by young adults. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) These figures are part of an...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'