Posts Tagged ‘financial literacy’

November 9, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: November 9,2012

Tags: budget, credit score, financial literacy, personal finance


State treasurer urges mandatory financial literacy training for Mississippi students

by Ted Carter Published: November 2,2012

Tags: financial literacy, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi Council for Economic Education, Thad Cochran

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education got a boost on the 10th anniversary of its founding with a call from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch for the state’s public schools to add financial literacy as mandatory instruction. Four states — Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri and Utah — require a semester of instruction in personal finance. “We need […] [...]

Schools recognized for economic education

by Associated Press Published: October 5,2010

Tags: economic development, economics, education, financial literacy

PURVIS — Lamar County School District’s efforts to give students a strong economics background is paying off. The district has been recognized as a state model for its comprehensive K-12 economics curriculum by the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education. It has received the first Banner School for Financial Readiness […] [...]

USM financial literacy program draws attention

by Wally Northway Published: August 25,2010

Tags: education, financial literacy, higher education

HATTIESBURG — A partnership between the University of Southern Mississippi Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE) and Lamar County schools has received some national acclaim. Recently, the Council for Economic Education in New York City designated Lamar County schools as a national model for success. The CEEE at Southern Miss has been assisting Lamar […] [...]

Applications available for ‘Financial Readiness’

by Wally Northway Published: February 17,2010

Tags: education, financial literacy, schools

JACKSON — Applications for the 2010 Mississippi Banner School in Financial Readiness award are now available. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE) have partnered to offer an award to schools for preparing students to be economically and financially ready to participate in the real world. The “Mississippi […] [...]

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