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H.K. Barker Center for Economic Education receives national award

The Barker Center for Economic Education, in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, has been selected to receive an $11,000 award from the Council for Economic Education to support its efforts to train area teachers on the federal debt and national deficits.

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Think Tank to Shark Tank: From Engineering to Entrepreneurship

Summer Day Camp for Grades 6-9

» June 25-29 • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Listen to previous participants talk about their experiences at a Think Tank to Shark Tank camp

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Understanding Fiscal Responsibility:
Teacher Institute

A paid professional development opportunity for teachers and pre-service teachers

piggy bankJuly 16-19, 2018
9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for a paid professional development opportunity where middle/high school social studies teachers will review and gain access to the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility (UFR) curriculum. Participants will gain insights and teaching materials on the federal budget, the national debt and deficit, and national fiscal policies and practices. | Download the flyer

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