Congressman Steve Stivers

The Importance of Financial Literacy

By Congressman Steve Stivers, Ohio’s 15th District, Co-Chair of the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus. The month of April is Financial Literacy Month and serves as a reminder that we are all responsible for our fiscal security. As a co-chair of the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, this issue is especially important to […]

POSTED: April 7, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , ,

bedtime math

Money Math Mondays: Pennies by the Pound

The Council for Economic Education is excited to link to Bedtime Math’s “Money Math Mondays” math problems during Financial Literacy Month. Parents have been snuggling up with their children for bedtime stories for generations. Why not do the same with math problems? Bedtime Math was created by Laura Overdeck, a mother with a degree in […]

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

Senator Patty Murray

College- and Career-Readiness Requires a Strong Foundation in Financial Literacy

By United States Senator Patty Murray, Senior Senator from Washington, Ranking Member on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.   From Washington D.C. to the schools in my home state of Washington, there is broad agreement that when students walk across the stage to receive their high school diploma, they should have […]

POSTED: April 2, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: ,


Financial Literacy Month 2015 Kick Off

April is Financial Literacy Month! Throughout the month, CEE and our affiliates will be conducting a full roster of events to shine a spotlight on the importance of economic and financial education. As part of our efforts, we will be sharing perspectives from leaders in the field right there on our blog. Look out for essays […]

POSTED: April 1, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , , ,


WalletHub Gives CEE $500 Donation

We’re pleased to announce that WalletHub has given CEE a $500 donation in the name of 2015′s Best Tax Blog, the Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog! The top 5 overall finishers in the contest were: 1)Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog ; 2) eSmart Tax; 3) Tax Justice; 4)Schneider Downs; and 5) Taxgirl. A […]

POSTED: March 26, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta

Lesson 18: Unemployment Survey

Lesson 18 comes from CEE’s newly revised Third Edition of High School Economics. Over the course of twenty-eight lessons the Third Edition addresses the needs of today’s students, urging them to engage with current events. Martha Rush, a teacher from Mounds View School in Minneapolis Minnesota, demonstrates in this video how to get the most […]

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

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