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CEE In the News: Florida first to adopt national financial education standards

POSTED: July 21, 2014 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , ,

This June, Florida became the first state in the nation to adopt CEE’s National Standards for Financial Literacy, and the news was met with an overwhelmingly positive response in the media.fl1

Tampa Bay Times and Financial Corps were the first to cover the news, applauding Florida for taking this important step in improving financial education for students. ┬áMadeline Will of Education Week┬áspoke with CEE CEO and President Nan Morrison and Mike Bell, the Executive Director of the Florida Council on Economic Education about how the adoption of the Standards will “strengthen the teaching of financial education in American schools.” And in a Huffington Post article, financial literacy expert Mary Johnson of Higher One points to Florida’s efforts as “an encouraging development,” adding that she hopes “other states will similarly follow suit.”

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