CNBC’s Sharon Epperson Explains Savings to Kids

Sharon Epperson, a former CEE Board Member and Senior Personal Finance Correspondent for CNBC, recently made a guest appearance on Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show in a special segment entitled “Sharon Epperson Chats Finance.” In the segment, Ms. Epperson explains how a child can start a savings account with money earned from a lemonade stand. Watch […]

POSTED: June 23, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson

CEE Convenes Meeting with Education Secretary Arne Duncan & the President’s Council for Financial Capability for Young Americans

CEE continues to explain the compelling need for better economics education at the very highest levels of government and commerce, building support for our programs. Last week, the organization convened Advancing Financial Education in New York City at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, featuring Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and John W. Rogers, […]

POSTED: June 15, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta

Financial Literacy: Best way to do it, is to do it.

Ms. Sandy Wheat is the current Executive Director of the North Carolina Council on Economic Education.   Writing in a recent guest column in the Triangle Business Journal, Sandy Wheat quotes Amelia Earhart’s famous quip that “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Likely, Ms. Earhart was referring to aviation; however, […]

POSTED: June 2, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

Laura Overdeck of Bedtime Math Featured in New York Times

The New York Times in a recent “Close at Hand” article from their Food section, highlighted Bedtime Math’s founder, Laura Overdeck and her practical yet playful approach to teaching children math. Mrs. Overdeck who holds a BA in Physics from Princeton has been fascinated with figuring out how mechanical appliances work since her youth. Today, […]

POSTED: May 29, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , ,

Hospital Schools Program Gives Students a Dose of Financial Literacy

New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital is one of forty hospitals across the five boroughs where patients are given classroom instruction through the Hospital Schools program. Through lessons that follow the Common Core Learning Standards, students from Pre-K through high school learn the 3 R’s. In addition, for the past three years, they have been getting […]

POSTED: May 27, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , ,

CNBC’s Steve Liesman Covers CEE’s 15th National Economics Challenge

The Council for Economic Education’s 15th National Economics Challenge finals were held in NYC on Monday. Over 10,500 students participated nationwide, with only 32 making it to the finals and only 16 to the final quiz bowl round, hosted by Steve Liesman, CNBC’s senior economics reporter. The final round was covered live on CNBC’s Power […]

POSTED: May 20, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , , ,

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