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2018 National Economics Challenge QuizBowl Finalists

Tomorrow is the 18th Annual National Economics Challenge Finals! Congratulations and good luck to the USA and China teams who will compete in the QuizBowl for the Championship title: USA David Ricardo Division: Hunter College High School, New York Monta Vista High School, California USA Adam Smith Division: Lexington High School, Massachusetts Mount Hebron High […]

POSTED: May 21, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

2018 National Economics Challenge Finalists!

You’ve been waiting for this moment! The results are in and we are pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2018 National Economics Challenge! ADAM SMITH DIVISION: Carmel High School, IN The Harker School, CA Hunter College High School, NY Iolani School, HI Iowa City West High School, IA Lexington High School, MA Mt. Hebron […]

POSTED: May 18, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

KeyBank Foundation Gives Back to New York-Metro Teachers

KeyBank Foundation has donated $7,500 to the Council for Economic Education’s New York Center for Economic and Financial Education in support of K-12 financial and economic education in New York-Metro area schools. The donation will provide professional development opportunities for New York teachers through two in-person workshops and two webinars. The Center will train 130 […]

POSTED: April 30, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Exciting new partnership: CEE & Kidfund

We are excited to announce we have teamed up with Kidfund to make it easier for families to save for their children’s future and college tuition. Kidfund is a socially powered savings app that lets families and friends contribute to the child’s account. The app engages the child in the process so they can understand […]

POSTED: April 23, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cardrates.com shines the spotlight on our mission and impact

While standardized tests in our nation’s schools address the topics that we would most expect – math concepts, reading comprehension – what they fail to cover are the real-world skills that students need to be successful after graduation. This is where the Council for Economic Education (CEE) comes in. Since its creation just after World […]

POSTED: March 5, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Financial Ignorance is Not an Option

BY: RYAN LEUNG, rising senior, Lexington High School and 2016 winner of the National Economics Challenge If the goal of high school is to prepare students for life after graduation, then most schools in our country are not meeting that standard. While our school system prepares students with the academic skills needed to succeed, there […]

POSTED: February 15, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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