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High School Teams Earn National Honors in Top Personal Finance and Economics Competitions

Students From Florida, California and Texas Win First Place in the Council for Economic Education’s National Personal Finance Challenge and National Economics Challenge Demonstrating winning knowledge of personal finance and economics that sets young people on paths to lifelong success, students from Land O’ Lakes High School in Florida, The Harker School in San Jose and St. […]

POSTED: June 8, 2022 | BY: CEE Staff

2022 Visionary Awards Benefit Dinner

We had a wonderful time at the 2022 Visionary Awards Benefit Dinner. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to each attendee, educator, honoree, sponsor, and staff member who helped make the event such a success. Guests dusted off their party shoes, changed out of their Zoom clothes, and enthusiastically greeted one another at […]

POSTED: April 7, 2022 | BY: CEE Staff

Council for Economic Education’s Biennial Survey of the States Finds Encouraging Progress in Personal Finance Education but Troubling Stagnation in Teaching Essential Economics in America’s High Schools

New FinEd50 Initiative from Visa & CEE Aims to Accelerate Financial Education Requirements for All Students Despite advances in ensuring access to personal finance classes in K-12 schools, there’s troubling stagnation in equally important economics education, according to the 2022 Survey of the States: Economic and Personal Finance Education in Our Nation’s Schools by the Council for Economic Education (CEE). “America […]

POSTED: March 17, 2022 | BY: CEE Staff

High School Team From Nebraska Wins Top Honors in National Personal Finance Challenge

Council for Economic Education Competition Showcases Mastery of Essential Life Skills NEW YORK (June 4, 2021): Students from Millard North High School in Omaha, Neb., earned the top title in this year’s National Personal Finance Challenge (NPFC) for showcasing their understanding of an essential life skill: how to manage money, whether you have a lot […]

POSTED: June 8, 2021 | BY: CEE Staff

Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City, Md. Clinches the 21st Annual National Economics Challenge from the Council for Economic Education

Challenge Participation Climbs, Spotlighting the Value of Economic Education New York, N.Y. (May 25, 2021) – For the third consecutive year, Mount Hebron High School from Ellicott City, Md., outscored student teams from around the United States to win both divisions of the 21st Annual National Economics Challenge (NEC) sponsored by the Council for Economic […]

POSTED: May 25, 2021 | BY: CEE Staff

Recap: 2020 Visionary Awards Virtual Benefit

Many thanks for those who attended and supported our 2020 Visionary Awards Benefit online featuring our wonderful emcee Steve Liesman, CNBC Senior Economics Reporter; and honoring Dr. Ben S. Bernanke, Former Chair of the Federal Reserve System; Kathleen A. Murphy, President, Personal Investing Fidelity Investments; and James R. Schenck, President & CEO, PenFed Credit Union. We also celebrated high school teachers Joel Kirkhart, Queens High […]

POSTED: October 28, 2020 | BY: Tarnisha Smart