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A message of solidarity from CEE

Our team at CEE joins you in grief and shock at the brutal homicide of George Floyd. Yet another black man felled. I feel the same hollowness in my soul as I did when I first walked into Dachau or when I visited the genocide museum in Rwanda. And, no, we cannot just stand silent.The […]

POSTED: June 5, 2020 | BY: Alan

RECAP: 2020 National Economics Challenge Finals

More than 6,600 students from 35 states across the country competed in local competitions that led into the 20th anniversary of the National Economics Challenge (NEC). Finals weekend (May 17-May 18) saw the top teams compete online for the chance to become national champions. For the Critical Thinking Round, finalist teams had an hour each to prepare a presentation addressed the economic issues surround free college. […]

POSTED: May 21, 2020 | BY: Alan

RECAP: 2020 National Personal Finance Challenge Finals

The 2020 National Personal Finance Challenge, the first online installment of the competition, began on May 1. Winning student teams from state-level competitions participated in an online multiple-choice round to determine which would advance to the case study rounds and vie for the championship. The twelve qualifying teams were: Adrian Wilcox High School, CaliforniaBrockton High […]

POSTED: May 5, 2020 | BY: Alan

CEE’S #ThisTeacherRocks campaign featured on CBS New York

The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE’s) #ThisTeacherRocks campaign, celebrating K-12 teachers for their tireless efforts to serve their students, has been covered in an article and video by CBS New York. The report features K-12 students and parents that have participated in the campaign as well as CEE President and CEO Nan J. Morrison. This […]

POSTED: April 29, 2020 | BY: Alan

Note from Nan – a few minutes on money

As the head of an organization that teaches about personal finance, I thought I would take this opportunity to share some thoughts about managing your personal finances at this time. Big thanks to Herb – my dad – who taught me a lot about managing my finances and had good advice for many.  1. Rethink your budget. Especially important if your income may diminish for a while. And, depending on your work circumstances, you […]

POSTED: March 24, 2020 | BY: Nan J. Morrison - President and CEO, Council for Economic Education