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Day 16: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 16 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. The Successful 2020 Olympic Bid Signals New Hopes for Japan
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 38

Time: The Successful 2020 Olympic Bid Signals New Hopes for Japan

Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics. What does this mean for the future of Japan?

Featured words: calamity, deliberate, ensure, epic, infrastructure, liberal, recession, resurgence, vulnerable.

2. Pop-Up Schools Could Radically Improve Global Education
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 51

Wired: Pop-Up Schools Could Radically Improve Global Education

A new organization is bringing low-cost pop-up schoolhouses to remote locations in Africa that desperately need them.

Featured words: assessment, attribute, efficient, engage, innovation, modest, notable, robust.

Subscribe to the Reading Challenge here. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know — we'd love to hear from you!

Happy Reading!

Betty

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