Arizona Teens Innovate at Freedom Center’s Summer Entrepreneurship Academy, Joint with UA’s McGuire Center

Photo of students participating in ACEE program at U of A

Who says learning stops in the summer? High school students from across Arizona recently completed a dynamic week-long Summer Entrepreneurship Academy designed for aspiring teen entrepreneurs. This immersive program, sponsored by the University of Arizona’s Freedom Center and the McGuire Entrepreneurship Center, offered a unique blend of education and hands-on experience. Throughout the week, participants … Read more

Arizona students place in the top 10 in the SIFMA Capitol Hill Challenge

Washington, DC, May 20, 2024 – SIFMA and the SIFMA Foundation today announced the winning teams and congratulated the 4,000 students competing in the 2024 Capitol Hill Challenge, a national financial education program underwritten by the Charles Schwab Foundation. SIFMA and the SIFMA Foundation will host the ten-top performing CHC teams at a reception in the … Read more

Record-Breaking Student Turnout for ACEE Stock Market Game

As the school year concludes, the Arizona Council on Economic Education celebrates a record-breaking surge in participation for the SIFMA Stock Market Game. The Stock Market Game is a gift that keeps on giving.” — Rita McLaughlin, Director of FINRA’s Investor Education FoundationGLENDALE, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, May 28, 2024 / — As the school year … Read more

EconReads brings financial fairy tales to life for young students in Kingman

photo of students in a classroom with volunteers/teachers standing at the back with books

Consumers, producers, and opportunity costs, oh my! Economics is not scary to the kindergarten and first-grade students at Cerbat Elementary School in Kingman, Arizona. Twenty community volunteers from across Arizona stepped into classrooms to provide a unique experience for nearly 300 young students, May 14. These volunteers, along with the eager students and their dedicated … Read more