New quiz on Are you an insurance pro?

Are you financially prepared for a fire, a break-in, or an accident? How much do you REALLY know about insurance? We’re proud to have collaborated with CNBC on this quiz, all about insurance! This quiz is a part of CNBC and Acorns’ financial literacy initiative Invest In You: Ready. Set. Grow. Find the Spanish version, […]

POSTED: October 1, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

#econready contest results are in!

Our #econready contest has concluded! We asked K-12 teachers to show us how they will be incorporating economics and personal finance into their classrooms this year and to let us know which EconEdLink resource (lesson plan, video, or activity) complimented their work. We were thoroughly impressed by all the contest entrants! The winners: 1. My […]

POSTED: October 1, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Show us your #EconReady classroom for a chance to win $200!

As the school year begins, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) wants to recognize those K-12 teachers of all subjects who are gearing up to equip their students with the tools and knowledge of personal finance and economics. Introducing students to the vocabulary of money helps them make better decisions for themselves, their families, and […]

POSTED: August 27, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Our statement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

The Council for Economic Education strongly disagrees with the National Assessment Governing Board‘s decision to eliminate the assessment of economics from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Economics has been assessed twice since 2006 and, while the gap between assessments has been greater than we would like, the findings have been important in helping […]

POSTED: August 9, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

More Girls to learn critical life and career finance skills as the Council for Economic Education and Invest in Girls merge for greater impact

Girls, who too-often struggle with personal finance and are wary of financial careers, will be getting a needed boost in their classrooms nationwide, thanks to a merger of two nonprofit financial education organizations: the Council for Economic Education (CEE) and Invest in Girls (IIG). The SeaChange-Lodestar Fund for Nonprofit Collaboration supported this effort. By working […]

POSTED: July 31, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Nan J. Morrison and Annamaria Lusardi publish op-ed in Education Week

The Council for Economic Education’s president and CEO, Nan J. Morrison, as well as board member Annamaria Lusardi, the Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Economics and Accountancy at The George Washington University School of Business, published an op-ed in Education Week making the case that providing financial education is effective and necessary. A […]

POSTED: July 29, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

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