CEE at the RNC: In Spite of Hurricane Isaac, Still Making a Splash

Moving into peak election season, the Council for Economic Education decided to head down South for the Republican and Democratic Conventions, asking two separate panels to address the same issue: “Financial Literacy: Is Your State Part of the Problem—Or the Solution?”  While we’re still on track for Tuesday’s policy luncheon in Charlotte, Hurricane Isaac had other plans for us this past Monday, forcing us to call off our Tampa event.

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POSTED: August 31, 2012 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , ,

Thad Cochran & MS Teacher Agree on Financial Literacy Benefits

Sharra Jones Testifies at Senate Hearing on Mississippi Financial Literacy Program

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26 – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today concurred with points made by a Mississippi elementary school teacher at a U.S. Senate hearing on the benefits of increasing financial literacy among students.

Sharra Jones, a third grade teacher at Oak Park Elementary School in Laurel, was among the witnesses invited to testify at a “Financial Literacy:  Empowering Americans to Prevent the Next Financial Crisis” hearing called by the Oversight of Government Management Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Read more…

POSTED: April 27, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , ,

Pew Research Center: The News IQ Quiz

Are you more news-savvy than the average American?

What Know About Logo Pew Research Center: The News IQ Quiz


Test your knowledge of the major political parties by taking our short 13-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,000 randomly sampled adults asked the same questions in a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.

When you finish, you will be able to compare your News IQ with the average American, as well as with the scores of college graduates and those who didn’t attend college; with men and women; and with people your age as well as other ages.

POSTED: April 26, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , ,

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