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Math in the Real World Is A Hit

The recent launch of Math in the Real World, our new teacher resource on EconEdLink, caught the attention of education bloggers at Getting Smart, giving it rave reviews: “I was impressed by the seamless integration of both economics and mathematics content …. This is a great set of resources to encourage and support teachers in […]

POSTED: February 27, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , ,

Financial Literacy’s Importance

Last month The Labor Department reported that unemployment rates have fallen in 42 states–another sign that the overall US economy is making a significant recovery. However, while the current gains in the economy are encouraging, financial literacy still needs to remain a top priority for national and state educators. Many policy makers and organizations like […]

POSTED: February 24, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , ,

Stocks in the Future Teaches Kids Stock Market Basics

Many adults struggle to understand the basics of stock market investment. The next generation does not have to be so financially illiterate thanks to the efforts of the Stocks in the Future organization. The organization provides middle-schools a financial investment program that rewards students with real money which the students then invest in companies like […]

POSTED: February 13, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , ,

2014 Visionary Awards Fireside Chat

The Council for Economic Education hosted its 9th Annual Visionary Awards dinner last October. The dinner is an annual celebration honoring leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society. The Visionary Awards Honorees were: Richard G. Ketchum, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FINRA; Raymon W. McDaniel, Jr., President and Chief Executive […]

POSTED: February 10, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , , ,

CEE In the News: New Financial Magazine “Your $” Teaches Kids the Importance of Saving

This week, CEE was all over the national news, with multiple articles appearing in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal: CNBC’s Jean Chatzky, Time and PwC announced the launch of a new publication called Your $, a financial literacy-focused magazine geared toward middle schoolers. New York Times sought out experts in the […]

POSTED: February 6, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , ,

Council for Economic Education Honors Dr. Annamaria Lusardi with 2014 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award

Financial Literacy Pioneer Recognized for Extraordinary Work to Advance Awareness of Economic and Financial Education WASHINGTON, DC (January 15, 2014) The Council for Economic Education is delighted to announce that Prof. Annamaria Lusardi of George Washington University (GW) will be honored with the 2014 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award, recognizing her extraordinary work to advance public awareness […]

POSTED: January 26, 2015 | BY: John Jones | TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

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