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Excellence in Economic Education

Department of Education Recognizes the Importance of Economic Education

NEW YORK, July 28, 2010 – The Council for Economic Education announced the continuation of funding through the Excellence in Economic Education (EEE) Program for the seventh consecutive year.

Since 2004, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement has designated the Council as the lead grant recipient for the competitive EEE grant Program. Annually, the Department of Education distributes approximately $1.5 million in support of the Program’s objectives at the K-12 grade levels.In turn, through a competitive process, the Council distributes funds to qualified educational organizations in an effort to strengthen and increase both teacher’s and student’s knowledge of economics.

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POSTED: July 28, 2010 | BY: CEE Staff | TAGS: ,