Economics everywhere.Although more schools are teaching personal or consumer finances, only 17 states require students to take a basic course in economics. According to according to
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3. the latest national report card on the state of economics and personal-finance education, released last week by the National Council on Economic Education The National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) is a nationwide non-profit organization that leads in promoting economic and financial literacy kindergarten through 12th grade students and their teachers. External links
Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation we're seeing," says Joseph A. Peri, the executive vice president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. of the council. The council believes economics education is key to understanding globalization, capitalism, and supply and demand--which can help students understand real-world realities, such as high gas prices. They support standardized testing of economics, "because if it's going to be tested, it's more likely to be emphasized," Peri says.