The College Board released its annual SAT report in September, which showed that while the number of test takers increased nationwide, average scores are down slightly across the country. SAT scores declined six points from 2010 to 2011, to a national average of 1500 (out of 2400).
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The ever-swelling U.S. debt ceiling recently rose toÂ $14.7 trillion US â€” with another $500 billion rise scheduled in the coming months.Â U.S. presidents have had a long history of seeking higher debt limits from the Treasury, as indicated in the charts below, which span increases in actual and inflation-adjusted figures from 1961 to 2010.
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