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2018 National Economics Challenge QuizBowl Finalists

Tomorrow is the 18th Annual National Economics Challenge Finals! Congratulations and good luck to the USA and China teams who will compete in the QuizBowl for the Championship title: USA David Ricardo Division: Hunter College High School, New York Monta Vista High School, California USA Adam Smith Division: Lexington High School, Massachusetts Mount Hebron Read more…

POSTED: May 20, 2018 | BY: CEE

2018 National Economics Challenge Finalists!

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

POSTED: May 18, 2018 | BY: CEE

KeyBank Foundation Gives Back to New York-Metro Teachers

KeyBank Foundation has donated $7,500 to the Council for Economic Education’s New York Center for Economic and Financial Education in support of K-12 financial and economic education in New York-Metro area schools. The donation will provide professional development opportunities for New York teachers through two in-person workshops and two webinars. The Center will train Read more…

POSTED: April 30, 2018 | BY: CEE

Exciting new partnership: CEE & Kidfund

We are excited to announce we have teamed up with Kidfund to make it easier for families to save for their children’s future and college tuition. Kidfund is a socially powered savings app that lets families and friends contribute to the child’s account. The app engages the child in the process so they can Read more…

POSTED: April 23, 2018 | BY: CEE

Cardrates.com shines the spotlight on our mission and impact

While standardized tests in our nation’s schools address the topics that we would most expect – math concepts, reading comprehension – what they fail to cover are the real-world skills that students need to be successful after graduation. This is where the Council for Economic Education (CEE) comes in. Since its creation just after Read more…

POSTED: March 5, 2018 | BY: CEE

Financial Ignorance is Not an Option

BY: RYAN LEUNG, rising senior, Lexington High School and 2016 winner of the National Economics Challenge If the goal of high school is to prepare students for life after graduation, then most schools in our country are not meeting that standard. While our school system prepares students with the academic skills needed to succeed, Read more…

POSTED: February 15, 2018 | BY: CEE

Ohio Government Making Smart Choices

BY: SENATOR LOU TERHAR, Ohio Senate, District 8 The low level of financial literacy in Ohio (and nationwide) exacerbated the effects of the Great Recession. Ohio is ranked fourth worst in financial literacy of the 50 states, has the sixth highest proportion of college graduate student loan debt and ranks 33rd in average per Read more…

POSTED: February 14, 2018 | BY: CEE

A Call to Business Leaders

By: DAN SCHULMAN, President & CEO, PayPal  PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services to enable all people to join and thrive in the digital economy. Whether here in the US or around the world, we believe everyone should have access to the affordable, convenient and secure financial products and services they need to Read more…

POSTED: February 13, 2018 | BY: CEE

Where Does Your State Stand?

Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States, collecting data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The biennial Survey of the States serves as an important benchmark for our progress, revealing both how Read more…

POSTED: February 12, 2018 | BY: CEE