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Fidelity’s partnership with Invest in Girls is changing lives

Post by Fidelity Investments, a sponsor of our 58th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference. Whether through Invest In Girls (IIG) workshops, which teach financial concepts to 10th, 11th and 12th grade girls, role model exchange which provides mentors from the finance and financial services sectors or industry exposure trips which offer experiential Read more…

POSTED: October 28, 2019 | BY: CEE

Recap: 2019 Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference (with photos)

Thanks to everyone who participated in our 58th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference in Los Angeles! We had a wonderful time speaking with and learning from all of the educators, affiliates, exhibitors, and volunteers who attended. A special thanks is due to the California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) who hosted the Read more…

POSTED: October 28, 2019 | BY: CEE

New quiz on CNBC.com: 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 Read more…

POSTED: October 1, 2019 | BY: CEE

#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. Read more…

POSTED: October 1, 2019 | BY: CEE

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, Read more…

POSTED: August 27, 2019 | BY: CEE

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 Read more…

POSTED: August 9, 2019 | BY: CEE

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 Read more…

POSTED: July 31, 2019 | BY: CEE

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. Read more…

POSTED: July 29, 2019 | BY: CEE

Summer 2019 CEE Report

No matter what the industry, it all comes down to knowledge sharing, creativity and economic empowerment. This blog focuses on that intersection.

POSTED: July 17, 2019 | BY: CEE

Recap: 2019 National Economics Challenge

The top 134 students out of a total of 10,000 contestants from high schools across the USA and China descended upon New York City to compete in the final rounds of Council for Economic Education’s 19th Annual National Economics Challenge (NEC). Through written exams, a Critical Thinking Round based on persuasive presentations, and head-to-head Read more…

POSTED: July 3, 2019 | BY: CEE