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CEE Report – Winter 2012

download cee report wi12 CEE Report   Winter 2012Three 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.

“Early training in economics and financial literacy will go a long way towards the creation of a stable society in the future.”
- Henry Kaufman, President of Henry Kaufman & Company, and renowned economist and author

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POSTED: February 29, 2012 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Discover Makes 5-Year, $10 Million Investment to Get Financial Education into Schools

Riverwoods, IL. — Feb. 8, 2012 — Discover Financial Services announced today that it is making a five-year, $10 million investment to get financial education curriculum into public high schools across the country.

Through its new program, Pathway to Financial Success, Discover is providing grants to high schools to cover the cost of implementing a personal finance course, giving them access to a standards-based curriculum and offering teachers the training they need to deliver it. Read more…

POSTED: February 8, 2012 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , ,

CEE Report – Fall 2011

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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.

“We’ve learned a lot about what works…Let’s focus on the thing that actually matters the most, which is the teacher.”
- Melinda Gates (Talking about the Gates Foundation investment in “Making Teachers More Effective”)

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POSTED: October 17, 2011 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , ,

Changing a Nation of Spenders to a Nation of Savers through Financial Education

ING direct Changing a Nation of Spenders to a Nation of Savers through Financial EducationING DIRECT Funds Personal Finance After-school Program for Elementary Students through the Council for Economic Education

NEW YORK, June 30 – The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is proud to announce a new partnership with ING DIRECT to pilot a personal finance after-school program for elementary school students focusing on effective decision-making and the development of crucial life skills. Read more…

POSTED: June 30, 2011 | BY: Leslie Rasimas | TAGS: , , ,

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