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Winners: Student Writing Contest – What Economic Advice Would You Give to POTUS?

We received close to 4,000 submissions from students all over the United States! The students addressed an array of topics that touched on current topics that personally mattered to them, their families and the communities they live in. Topics included healthcare, immigration, income tax, food, education and infrastructure. AND THE WINNERS ARE… GRADES K-4 WINNER: […]

POSTED: October 19, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson

Teaching Teachers the Ins and Outs of Financial Literacy

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  – Nelson Mandela To fully appreciate this blog, we must first get real about the state of financial literacy in our country.  The case for teaching teachers: Research suggests that children begin developing attitudes and behaviors about money as young as six […]

POSTED: October 11, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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