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U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces Winners of “Save Out Loud” Contest

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Ready.Save.Grow. campaign today named the four Grand Prize Winners of its nationwide “Save Out Loud” Contest, which captured savings stories from students and families across the country. Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will pay a virtual video visit to the winners’ schools to recognize their achievements.

CEE’s President & CEO Nan J. Morrison was one of the official contest judges, along with Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States; Van Zeck, Commissioner emeritus, Bureau of the Public Debt, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Beth Kobliner, financial journalist and member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability; and David Mancl, Director, Office of Financial Literacy, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions; State of Wisconsin Jump$tart Coalition Leader. Read more…

POSTED: December 12, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Enter the “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest from Ready.Save.Grow.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury wants to hear what students in grades K – 12 and their families are saving for. The Ready.Save.Grow. “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest encourages students to share their savings stories for a chance to win a virtual classroom visit from Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios! Read more…

POSTED: November 7, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

CEE’s Interactive Survey of the States Nominated for Awwward

CEE recently released an interactive Survey of the States to complement the biennial report, and the interactive website has been nominated for an Awwward!

Awwards is one of the most prestigious design honors, and their site is a top destination for viewing the web’s best and most creative sites.

Help support the interactive Survey of the States, which shares information on economic and personal finance education in the 50 states, by voting for www.surveyofthestates.com.

To Vote:

Click on this link: http://www.awwwards.com/best-websites/survey-of-the-states

1.    Look for the word User Vote to the right of the map,  then click on the # 10 (which is the highest rating, assume you agree!) in the row of numbers 1-10  below it and to the right of the map.
2.    It will ask you to log-in via social media or you can create an account.
3.    You will need to log in  and then you can vote.
4.    It will let you know when your vote is accepted.
5.    You can only vote once.
6.    The site is coy about the deadline; voting can range to a week or a month plus. So it’s best to vote now to avoid missing the deadline.

digital survey of the states screen shot CEEs Interactive Survey of the States Nominated for Awwward

POSTED: October 26, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , ,

CEE Announces Winners of Student Video Contest

CEE asked our nation’s K-12 students for their best advice to the next President in our video contest “What should the next President do to improve the economy?”

We received hundreds of videos from across the country, and posted them on our Facebook page for our fans to vote for their favorite.

Congratulations to the Popular Vote Winner:

School: Bergen County Technical High School, Teterboro, NJ
Teacher: Bruce Miller

 

bergen county tech hs CEE Announces Winners of Student Video Contest

CEE’s panel of esteemed economists chose their favorite videos, and we have three winners.

Congratulations to our Economists’ Choice Winners:

School: East Coweta High School, Sharpsburg, GA
Teacher: Cynthia C. Bennett

East Coweta High School CEE Announces Winners of Student Video Contest


School: Colts Neck High School, Colts Neck, NJ
Teacher: Lana Inacio

Colts Neck High School CEE Announces Winners of Student Video Contest


School: North Caroline High School, Ridgely, MD
Teacher: Suzanne Throckmorton

North Caroline High School CEE Announces Winners of Student Video Contest

Thanks to all of the students, teachers, parents and friends who created videos, entered the contest and supported your favorite ideas. You can view all of the video submissions here.

POSTED: October 25, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , ,

CEE Asks Students ‘What Should the Next President Do to Improve the Economy?’

With elections just a few weeks away, the race for the Presidency couldn’t be any tighter—and the economy may very well be the deciding factor.  We’ve heard what the candidates have to say, but perhaps we could learn a thing or two from the next generation of voters.  CEE gave students a chance to weigh in on the economy, holding a Facebook video contest asking K-12 students, “What Should the Next President Do to Improve the Economy?”

We received submissions from classrooms all over the country presenting their best ideas in a minute or less.  At least one winner will receive the “Economists’ Choice” award, determined by a panel of prominent economists; and it’s up to our Facebook fans to choose the “Viewers’ Choice” recipient.  Prizes include $25 iTunes gift cards for student(s) with the winning video and a $500 American Express gift card for their teacher and classroom.

Here are some ideas to take advantage of these insightful videos:
•    Host “viewing parties” to watch and discuss several different submissions
•    Run a school assembly to present your videos to schoolmates

Thanks to all of the teachers and students who entered.  You used this contest as an opportunity to discuss the importance of the economy, and the role it plays this election season.

VOTE for your favorite video once each day until Tuesday, October 23, 3:00pm EST.

POSTED: October 16, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , , ,

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