The State of Economic and Personal Finance Education on our Nation’s Schools

NEW YORK, March 12, 2012 – The Council for Economic Education (CEE), in collaboration with the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation, today released its seventh Survey of the States: Economic and Personal Finance Education in Our Nation’s Schools.  The biennial report brings attention to the critical importance of eco­nomics and personal finance education by documenting its status in the fifty states and the District of Columbia. The 2011 survey shows that while there has clearly been progress since the first survey in 1998, that over the last two years, the trend is slowing and in some cases moving backward.

“While many states have addressed this gap in education curriculum, there is still a large segment of the American K-12 student population that is not being exposed to economic and financial education,” said CEE President & CEO Nan J. Morrison.
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POSTED: March 12, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , ,

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