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Understanding Fiscal Responsibility (and Elections!) – CANCELED for COVID-19 Prevention

Help your students understand the economics of elections and of national economic issues.

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George Mason University Center for Economic Education

Mar 21, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
George Mason University, Buchanan Hall Rm. D180
Mason Pond Dr.
Fairfax, VA
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 6

The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of middle and high school students. Understanding Fiscal Responsibility presents a set of lessons which uses essential dilemmas to help students focus on current fiscal issues such as the national debt, budget deficit, national security, Social Security, and current national policy issues.

Join us for this engaging and fast-paced session!

No Registration Fee • Lunch Included • $50 Stipend for Qualifying Teachers

This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the Council for Economic Education.


Instructor: O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
Contact Person:
O. Kate Scott, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
George Mason University

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