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April 14, 2022 For Second Year, Free Access to finEDge Curriculum

Sponsorship provides students and teachers access to the high-quality curriculum, along with extensive professional development for participating educators.

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March 18, 2022 Bringing Personal Finance to the Classroom for Generation Z

Twenty-three states require high schoolers to take the subject, and more could join them in an effort to boost the next generation’s financial literacy.

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May 28, 2021 Complimentary Access to finEDge Financial Education Curriculum

Cutting-edge curriculum provides first-time financial education teachers with necessary resources to help students learn and practice sound financial decision-making skills.

Pandemic Helps Stir Interest in Teaching Financial Literacy

April 12, 2021 Pandemic Helps Stir Interest in Teaching Financial Literacy

Two dozen states are considering bills on the subject. Proponents say student debt and heightened interest in economic inequality are behind the efforts.

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April 21, 2020 Financial Literacy Today for Career Success Tomorrow

Financial education prepares high school students for life after graduation. Whether students are heading to college, entering the workforce, or joining the military, they need sound financial literacy skills.

Kendall Hunt log

March 4, 2020 Kendall Hunt Goes Beyond the Textbook with Financial Literacy Program

A new partnership will help expand finEDge to reach more teachers and students across the country.


January 28, 2020 Chalkbeat

Why this Chicago teacher believes smart money lessons could help break the cycle of poverty.

WTTW Chicago Tonight

January 14, 2020 WTTW Chicago Tonight

Illinois is one of many states that doesn't require high school students to take a financial literacy course. The UChicago Financial Education Initiative is on a mission to change that.

WBEZ Chicago

January 2, 2020 WBEZ Chicago

As College Debt Grows, High School Class Prepares Students For What Lies Ahead.

eSchool News

May 15, 2019 eSchool News

Jean Attig, finEDge teacher at Niles North High School identifies key elements to an equitable, realistic financial education program.

The Morning Pulse

April 10, 2019 The Morning Pulse

How do you teach complex financial topics? Project director Rebecca Maxcy shares the strategies used in finEDge on The Morning Pulse, a podcast covering financial and retirement news. Interview begins at around 47 minutes.

finEDge Launches

February 21, 2019 finEDge Launches

‘finEDge’ is a research-based program that teaches students critical financial decision-making skills, helping them navigate a complex, ever-changing marketplace.