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Semi-finalists announced for the 2019 National Economic Challenge

Share this: The following teams, numbering over 260 students from across the US, will be contending locally in the National Semi-Finals of the National Economics Challenge, the only competition of its kind that tests knowledge of economic principles and the ability to apply them to real-world events. These semi-finalist teams, each consisting of 3-4 students Read more…

POSTED: April 19, 2019 | BY: CEE

Financial IQ quiz by CEE featured as part of Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., presented by CNBC and Acorns

Share this: April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to be a part of CNBC’s Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., a financial wellness and education initiative in partnership with Acorns. The series was announced alongside the formation of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Advisory Council, intended to “bring Read more…

POSTED: April 8, 2019 | BY: CEE

Financial IQ quiz by CEE featured as part of #investinyou, presented by CNBC and Acorn

Share this: April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to be a part of #investinyou, a month-long series of articles, videos, and activities presented by CNBC and Acorns. The series was announced alongside the formation of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Advisory Council, intended to “bring together the foremost Read more…

POSTED: April 8, 2019 | BY: CEE

#dollarandadream: Share smart spending decisions for Financial Literacy Month 2019

Share this: Join the Council for Economic Education in highlighting smart financial decision-making throughout Financial Literacy Month in April by sharing a smart financial decision you’ve made. How have you used your money—even as little as one, five or ten dollars—to benefit yourself or others? Did you give it to a friend, family member Read more…

POSTED: March 27, 2019 | BY: CEE

CEE Report – Winter 2019

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

POSTED: February 15, 2019 | BY: CEE

Teaching Teachers the Ins and Outs of Financial Literacy

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  – Nelson Mandela To fully appreciate this blog, we must first get real about the state of financial literacy in our country.  The case for teaching teachers: Research suggests that children begin developing attitudes and behaviors about money as young as Read more…

POSTED: October 11, 2018 | BY: CEE

KCEE Board Member Spotlight: Mike Ronen

Mike brings a wealth of education experience with him to the KCEE Board with 11 years as a business teacher, 3 years as a high school principal, 12 years as a career and technical education director and 1 year as assistant superintendent for fiscal services.    He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Southwest Plains Read more…

POSTED: June 18, 2018 | BY: kansas

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