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For more than 50 years, the Council for Economic Education has been calling attention to the need to educate our young people effectively in the skills of economics and personal finance and showing how that need can best be met. This new program, developed by the Council for Economic Education and sponsored by The Citi Foundation, helps to teach teenagers how sound personal finance skills can empower people and provide greater opportunities for success, fortune, and freedom.

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Council for Economic Education
Vision:

The Council for Economic Education envisions a world in which people are empowered through economic and financial literacy to make informed and responsible choices throughout their lives as consumers, savers, investors, workers, citizens, and participants in our global economy.

Mission:

The mission of the Council for Economic Education is two-fold: To advocate for better and greater school-based economic and personal finance education at the K-12 level; and to educate young people in the United States and around the world, primarily through well-prepared teachers, so they may become empowered with economic and financial literacy.

Description:

The Council for Economic Education offers comprehensive, best-in-class K-12 economic and personal finance education programs, including the basics of entrepreneurship, consisting of teaching resources across the curriculum, professional development for teachers, and nationally-normed assessment instruments. Each year, the Councils programs reach more than 150,000 K-12 teachers and over 15 million students in the United States and in more than 30 other countries. These programs are delivered through a diversified system: directly from the Council, through a network of affiliated state Councils and university-based Centers for Economic Education, and through other partner organizations.

For more information visit: www.councilforeconed.org


Citigroup Foundation

Citi's legacy of innovation and achievement is nearly 200 years old. The company has succeeded over the years because its leaders and its people take a long-term approach to their business. The Citi Foundation takes that same approach to philanthropy.

For more information visit: www.citigroupfoundation.org