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.
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…
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