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Why teach economics and personal finance in schools?

"The American economy is the 8th wonder of the world, and the 9th is the economic ignorance of the American people." Arthur Levitt, past SEC chairman

With economic and personal finance education, students gain the essential decision-making and money skills to thrive in our free-market economy.

Since 1962, Economics Arkansas has been training Arkansas teachers PreK-12 how to integrate principles of economics and personal finance into the classroom curriculum. Learn more and become involved.