April is the time to think about financial literacy, a topic that can be tied into many facets of school curriculum from math to social studies to writing.
As our nation recovers from the Great Recession and as we debate the issues surrounding the national debt, it’s important for students to understand how individual financial choices will affect their own lives as well as the broader economy.
Now is the time for them to prepare to make good choices about spending, saving, and the proper use of credit. Check out a dozen NIE financial literacy resources with great content and lesson plans about this important topic.
Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week." In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month." Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” Learn more at:
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It seems summer vacation just got underway, but classes resume just three weeks from tomorrow. In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Uvalde Leader-News is looking for sponsors for its Newspapers in Education program.