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Daily Reader: Edition #290

Learn 82 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: a review of the new Jack Ryan movie, how schools are working to prevent school shootings, and celebrating Wikipedia's 13th birthday.

1. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: Plain and Clancy
Time, 1/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 39

Time: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: Plain and Clancy

A new movie about Jack Ryan, the popular action hero from Tom Clancy's best-selling novels, stars Chris Pine in the title role. Is it any good? Read more and learn vocabulary words like corrupt, espionage, hews, prodigy, rendition, and solemn.

2. How Schools Are Working to Prevent School Shootings
U.S. News, 1/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

US News: How Schools Are Working to Prevent School Shootings

What can schools do to prevent future school shootings? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocate, epidemic, immunity, stringent, tolerate, and unconventional.

3. On Wikipedia's 13th Birthday, Revisit the Wikipedia Pages of 2001
The Wire, 1/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

The Wire: On Wikipedia's 13th Birthday, Revisit the Wikipedia Pages of 2001

Happy 13th Birthday Wikipedia! The world's most popular free encyclopedia has grown a lot since its early days. Read more and learn vocabulary words like debut, feeble, franchise, obscure, remiss, and rife.

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