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CEE Conference in the News

The 53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference in Dallas earned media mentions from publications across the country. Here are some highlights: Professor Alan Krueger, Princeton University, was our plenary keynote speaker; he was joined by CNBC.com’s Kelli Grant for a lively Q&A. CEE got some great media coverage in the Dallas Morning News and on ABC News Dallas; to check […]

POSTED: October 23, 2014 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Teach Your Child Sound Economic Principles

Selena Swartzfager, leader of the Mississippi Council for Economic Education, writes an insightful article about second chances and the importance of raising your children to know sound economic principles. Swartzfager believes that no one is ever too young to become financially literate. It doesn’t matter if you’re only twelve, you can still learn about opportunity […]

POSTED: October 21, 2014 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Dallas is Buzzing About CEE’s Upcoming Conference

CEE’s Annual Financial and Economic Literacy Conference kicks off in Dallas this Wednesday, and the media is already starting to buzz about our exciting speakers and sessions. The Dallas Morning News spoke with our CEO and President Nan J. Morrison and Laura Ewing, chief executive of the Texas Council on Economic Education, about the importance of teacher […]

POSTED: October 6, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Educators, Experts, Economic Leaders Convene in Dallas for 53rd Annual Financial and Economic Literacy Conference

Council for Economic Education to Host 500+ Attendees at Annual Conference  DALLAS, TX (September 23, 2014) - The U.S. ranks square in the middle of the pack and far below expectations in financial literacy, according to recently released data from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). But fortunately, there are a growing number of […]

POSTED: September 23, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

CEE Report – Fall 2014

Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters. In This Issue Note from Nan CEE 2014 Survey of the States and OECD’s PISA Results in The Headlines Florida First to Adopt National […]

POSTED: September 19, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , ,

Financial education a priority in Iowa

Dive Brief: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is considering recommendations made by a team reviewing the state’s current financial literacy courses. One suggestion was updating the state’s current standards so that the financial literacy benchmarks would be clearer and more appropriate for measuring mastery. Until these revisions are made, educators will continue having flexibility in how […]

POSTED: September 18, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , ,

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