K-12 Teacher Training

The University of Kansas Center for Economic Education (KUCEE) promotes economic literacy among teachers and their students. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that all students graduate from high school with skills they need to succeed: to be able to think and choose responsibly as producers, consumers, savers, investors, voters, and participants in a global society.

Did you Know?

Fewer than 5 out of 10 high school seniors know what a federal budget deficit is.

8 of 10 high school seniors underestimate the impact of a college degree on earnings.

Only 3 in 10 high school students understand what it means to say that gross domestic product has increased.

Half of adults and 7 in 10 high school students do not know that keeping savings as cash at home has the greatest risk of losing value due to inflation.

The KU Center for Economic Education serves K-12 teachers to help them integrate economic instruction into the curriculum.

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